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How to Cite

Resources for citation help, including handbooks and quick guides, for MLA, APA, Chicago, AMA, and other styles.

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Amanda Walch
Raugust Library, Reference & Instruction Office
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In This Section

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  • Resources for citation help, including handbooks and quick guides, for
    • Chicago Style, Notes and Bibliography
    • Chicago Style, Author-Date

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Chicago Manual of Style is used in the humanities, especially history. Chicago Style has two different and distinct citation styles: notes and bibliography (used by humanities fields and history in particular), and author-date (used in science and social science fields).

Chicago Manual of Style

The 17th edition of CMS was released in 2017. Quick Guides for the 17th edition below are available for both Notes & Bibliography and Author-Date citations.


Raugust Library Chicago Quick Guides

Need more detail?

Find the Chicago Manual of Style in Raugust Library in the Reference Section:

(If you need to refer to the 16th edition, it's now shelved in the General Collection upstairs.)

Additional Chicago Resources