This guide discusses understanding information sources, formulating a topic and search phrase, where and how to search the library for information, how to evaluate sources, how to cite sources, and more.
Chicago Style, currently in its 17th edition, is a citation protocol established by the University of Chicago. Chicago Style is most often used in the disciplines of:
Be sure to check with your professor as to what citation style is required for each assignment!
What does Chicago Style Include?
instruction for manuscript preparation and publication
guidelines for style, grammar and usage
rules for documenting your sources in-text including the Notes-Bibliography System (NB) and the Author-Date System
guidelines for a Bibliography at the end of your paper
Citing Sources in Chicago: Database & Web Resources
The library provides access to resources like books, eBooks, and websites that can help you cite sources in Chicago style. Please visit our Citing Your Sources guide or explore the books and web resources listed below for help.