Answered By: Jennifer Harris
Last Updated: Nov 04, 2015     Views: 561

Chicago Style, currently in its 16th edition, is a citation protocol established by the University of Chicago.  Chicago Style is most often used in the disciplines of:

  • History
  • Religion

Be sure to check with your professor as to what citation style is required for each assignment!

What does Chicago Style include?

  • instructions for manuscript preparation and publication
  • guidelines for style, grammar and usage
  • rules for documenting your sources in-text including the Notes-Bibliography System (NB) and the Author-Date System
  • guidelines for a Bibliography at the end of your paper

For more information about Chicago Style, please visit our Chicago Style guide or check out the videos and web resources listed below. You may also want to contact the Learning Center (UC Students) or Online Writing Center (COCE Students) for additional information about Chicago Style.

Video Tutorials: 

Video tutorials on Chicago style including citing sources, formatting papers, and more are available via the Atomic Learning database. Please note: you will be asked to log in using your SNHU email username and password. 

Helpful Web Resources:

These web resources may be helpful if you need additional information about Chicago Style. However, be sure to evaluate any sources you use--the Shapiro Library cannot vouch for the accuracy of information provided on external websites.

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