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Citations: Chicago Style (17th ed.)

Guide to formatting and citing using the notes-bibliography format for Chicago Style, 17th. ed.

Format & Content

CMOS sample pageIn-text citations will use footnotes, not parentheses (see formatting examples on the other pages of this guide).

Otherwise, proceed with your normal paper-writing style: indent paragraphs, organize your ideas, use good grammar, and so on.

The paper will be double-spaced throughout -- everything should be consistent and match everything else, from title page through bibliography.