Answered By: William Fontaine
Last Updated: Aug 31, 2017     Views: 309

Chicago style is commonly used by historians and other branches of the humanites to cite sources.

The Chicago Manual of Style is available on the Dartmouth network. If you are off-campus, you'll need to authenticate to access the manual.

Generally, Chicago style uses the notes & bibliography system, which uses footnotes or endnotes along with a bibliography of cited sources. However,  your instructor may require you to use the author-date system, which cites the source in parentheses within the text. Both of these systems are detailed in full in the manual.

For details on citing sources, consult the Chicago-Style Citation Quick Guide  For additional details on citing sources, see Chapter 14 (Notes & Bibliography) or chapter 15 (Author-Date references).

Print copies are available at the Baker-Berry Reference Desk and in the Reference collection at call number Z253 .C57. Additional copies are available at the Reserve Desk in the Orozco Room in Baker Library.

 

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