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How To: Citation and Style Guides

Use the left-hand tabs below to learn about plagiarism, copyright, and commonly used citation styles.

Chicago Manual of Style Basics

  • Chicago Style Guide (Purdue OWL)
    Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) provides extensive explanation and examples of Chicago style.
  • Turabian Quick Guide
    A brief overview of the most common examples of citation formats from Kate Turabian's Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations: Chicago Style for Students and Researchers.

Please note: Chicago Manual of Style has two different citation options:

  • Notes-Bibliography Style
  • Author-Date Reference Style

If you are unsure which one to use, please contact your instructor.

Chicago Manual of Style Formatting

Formatting Citations and the Works Cited/Reference List

Other Resources

Chicago Manual of Style Citation and Research Paper Examples

Citation Examples

Research Paper Examples

Chicago Manual of Style Tutorials