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Chicago Citation Style: Home


The Chicago Manual of Style "has become the authoritative reference work for authors, editors, proofreaders, indexers, copywriters, designers, and publishers," according to

It is recommended for use by scholars in:

  • physical sciences
  • natural sciences
  • social sciences
  • humanities


When you have a question about Chicago Style, you'll want to do one of the following:

Cover, Chicago Manual of Style, 17th ed.

You can find the library's copy of the current edition of the Chicago Manual of Style in our Ready Reference section in the 2nd floor Reading Room (view the floor map here).