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Chicago/Turabian Citation and Style Guide

This research guide contains resources you may find helpful when using Chicago citation style or formatting. For additional help using Chicago citations or style, consult the Help Services link at left or Instant Message a librarian using the Chat window at right.

This guide provides information about the two main Chicago styles:

  • The Notes-Bibliography style (NB), used in literature, history, and the arts.
  • The Author-Date style, used in the social/sciences.

Kate L. Turabian's Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations is most often the preferred guide for students.  A copy of this book is available at the Feinberg Library Research Help Desk.

The Chicago Manual of Style is also available at the Feinberg Library Research Help Desk.

Online version of the Chicago Manual of Style, 16th Edition.

Why Cite?

  • To Avoid Plagiarism
  • To Give Credit to Your Sources
  • To Add Authority to Your Paper
  • To Lead Others to Relevant Sources

Learn About Academic Integrity (Feinberg Library Tutorial)

SUNY Plattsburgh Academic Honesty Policy

Plagiarism: What It is and How to Recognize and Avoid It