Chicago Style - Introduction - Bibliographic
This section of the Online Citation Guide deals with citing information
in the Chicago Style. The Chicago style has two forms:
notes and bibliographies. The examples here are in bibliographic
Bibliographic citations have a hanging indent form, e.g. the second
line is indented rather than the first.
The title of the page is "Bibliography." Citations are
given in alphabetical order. The page is double-spaced.
Notes can be either footnotes or endnotes. Footnotes are
given on the bottom of the page on which they are referenced.
Endnotes are given at the end of the document on a separate page.
Check with your instructor for his/her preferences.
Notes are numbered consecutively, beginning with 1.
The process for inserting notes in Microsoft Word is described on
Slide 5-7 of
IA and in Section 5.11 of the IA Guide.
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For more details and information on citing resources
other than those described on this page, consult the Chicago
Manual of Style on reserve in the LA Beeghly Library.
(Call number PN 160.C5714 1993)
Another excellent resource is the Chicago
Manual of Style FAQ, published by the Chicago press.