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Citation Resources: Citation Style Guide: Chicago Notes & Bibliography

Information on using APA / MLA / Chicago Citation Style Guides

How to Use Chicago Notes & Bibliography Style

In Chicago Notes & Bibliography style, you tell the reader that you have used a source by placing a superscript number (a number typed above the line) at the end of the sentence in which you refer to a source. You then give the reader information about the source in a correspondingly numbered note. Notes are placed either at the bottom of the page on which they are referred (footnotes) or listed at the end of the paper (endnotes).

 

Helpful links for using footnotes:
Purdue OWL sample paper using Chicago notes and bibliography style with footnotes.
Turabian-Tip-Sheet: formatting footnotes.

 

Helpful links for using endnotes:
Purdue OWL sample paper using Chicago notes and bibliography style with endnotes.
Turabian-Tip-Sheet: formatting endnotes.

 

How to use footnotes and endnotes in Word
How-to Geek - How to Use Footnotes and Endnotes in Microsoft Word.

 

Chicago/Turabian

Citation Format for Footnotes/Endnotes & Bibliography entries

Writing Center Help

 

  • Instruction for students to leave their paper (draft) in a Dropbox in their D2L account in order to get help from a tutor (may take 24 to 48 hours for the tutor to get back to the student) before submitting the final version of the paper to their professor: 
    http://www.lonestar.edu/
    TomballWritingLab.htm
    .

  • Instruction and Link in D2L account for scheduling a live online tutorial session with a LSC tutor: 
    http://www.lonestar.edu/Learning-Tomball.

Online Chicago Citation Resources