Chicago referencing

Numerical referencing: Chigago referencing

The Chicago Manual of Style is often used to document sources for papers in the humanities (history, fine arts, and political science). 

The purpose of documentation is to:

  • Identify (cite) other people’s ideas and information used within your essay or assignment.
  • Indicate the authors or sources of these in a Bibliography at the end of your assignment.

The Chicago Manual of Style (16th ed.) recognises two basic styles of citation. These pages are intended as a guideline for the notes and bibliography system only. They are split into the following sections:

Be sure to check with your instructor to find out which citation style you should use for an assignment.