Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

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

Books

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.

Websites

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

Bibliography

Chicago Manual of Style. "Chicago-Style Citation Quick Guide." n.d. http://www.chicagomanualofstyle.org/tools_citationguide.html.

Learn more at: http://www.chicagomanualofstyle.org/tools_citationguide.html