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IWU OCLS Tutorials: Chicago Style


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Welcome to the Chicago Style Guide! 


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The Basics

Introduction to Chicago Style and overview of the notes/bibliography system components

Formatting Your Paper

Margins, indents, spacing, etc.

Notes and Bibliographies

Formatting these sections

Elements of a Citation

Rules for each element of the citation

Types of Sources

Citation examples for

print books


print articles

electronic articles

web pages

miscellaneous sources


In-text citations, run-in (short), and block (long) quotes


Help resources and printable resources.



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