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Chicago Style: Basics

This guide is intended to help you learn what Chicago Style is and includes. This guide will help you cite sources and avoid plagiarism. The guide also includes examples of Chicago style and lead you to resources that can help you cite sources.

Chicago Style


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This guide is intended to help you learn what Chicago Style is and includes. This guide will help you cite sources and avoid plagiarism. The guide also includes examples of Chicago style and lead you to resources that can help you cite sources.

Please note that the information provided on these pages is intended to be a guideline, not expert advice. If you need additional assistance citing sources in Chicago beyond what is provided here there are several options. Please speak to your professor as they might have specific requirements or advice. You can also contact the Wolak Learning Center (Campus Students) or Online Writing Center (Online Students) for additional help.

Navigate through this guide by using the tabs to the left. Visit the Citing Your Sources guide for more information about citation styles.

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