Citing Sources: Chicago Notes/Bibliography Style

This guide gives general guidelines and specific examples for using the Chicago Style Notes and Bibliography citation format.


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Style Comparison Chart

If you're already familiar with MLA or APA citation style, this chart might help you to quickly compare those styles to Chicago and see how they are different.

EasyBib Visual Guide to Citations

Example from the Chicago Visual Guide by EasyBib

Citation Manager & Reference List Assistance

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If you want to organize a lot of references, try EndNote!

  • Import/export and upload/download citations.
  • EndNote will help you create your bibliography/reference lists.

New to using EndNote Web through Newton Gresham Library? You will need to create a username and password. Read the introduction / instructions for new EndNote users.

EndNote is easy to use--just follow the steps on the start-up page or watch this EndNote Web basic tutorial.


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