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To find specific instruction on how to format a table using Chicago citation style, use the Online Chicago Manual of Style Online, 17th edition, Chapter 3: Illustrations and Tables, sections 3.46-3.85. The Chicago Manual of Style Online, 17th 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.
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.
- Chicago Style (Shapiro Library)
- Chicago/Turabian Manual of Style Training Video Tutorials (Atomic Learning - log in using your SNHU email username and password)
- The Chicago Manual of Style (Chicago Manual of Style)
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This information is intended to be a guideline, not expert advice. Please refer to the Chicago Manual of Style or speak to your professor about the appropriate way to format a table in Chicago style.
University of Chicago. (2017). The Chicago Manual of Style. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
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