Answered By: Jennifer Harris Last Updated: May 20, 2016 Views: 90
To find specific instruction on how to format a table using Chicago citation style, use the Online Chicago Manual of Style Online, 16th edition, Chapter 3: Illustrations and Tables, sections 3.46-3.85. The Chicago Manual of Style Online, 16th edition is on the “A-Z Database List”, under “C”.
Chapter 3 in the manual covers the parts of a table, cell alignment, formatting, notes, and editing table content. Additionally, here’s an introduction to Chicago-Turabian style with tables.
Here is some basic information for all tables:
- Explain your table in the previous paragraph in your research paper.
- Add the table immediately after your description.
- Add a number before each table. Here’s an example: Table 1, Table 2.
- Add a source a source line at the bottom of the table. The format is like a footnote.
- Add a citation to your bibliography.
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