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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Citing Sources

An Undergraduate Library guide providing information and suggested resources for citing sources.

Chicago Style

Chicago style is a documentation style used in history and other humanities fields and uses footnotes or endnotes. Information about using Chicago style can be found in the following places:

Chicago: Quick Guide

Chicago: Quick Guide (Accessible View)

Chicago Manual of Style


Last name, First name. Title of Book: Capital letters also for subtitle. Location: Publisher, Year of Publication.

Journal Articles

Last name, First name, and First name Last name. "Title of Article." Journal Title Volume Number (Date): Page Number Range. Accessed Month day, year. URL.


Last name, First name. "Webpage Title." Name of Website. Last modified date. URL.


Chicago Manual of Style. "Chicago-Style Citation Quick Guide." n.d.

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