What is Chicago style?
Notes-Bibliography System (Humanities)
Use a footnote or endnote to acknowledge that you are quoting or paraphrasing another author's words or ideas in the text of your research paper.
Place a super-text number at the end of a quote or paraphrased section.* Citation numbers should appear in sequential order.
Create a footnote at the bottom of the page. (See the Microsoft Word Template section below for directions on how to do this in your paper.)
The first footnote for a source contains the author, title, publication information, and page number(s). The remaining footnotes (shortened notes) for the same source contain only the author, title, and page number(s).
Author-Date System (Sciences)
Use an in-text citation to acknowledge that you are quoting or paraphrasing another author's words or ideas in the text of your research paper.
The in-text citation appears in parentheses and includes (Author's Last Name(s) Year of Publication, Page Numbers)
Bibliography (Required for both systems above!)
Microsoft Word Tips for Chicago Style