In addition to the print version of the Chicago Manual of Style listed above, the Online version is also available.
The following are also good resources to use as style guides:
Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL):
Offers basic information and examples of Chicago formatting style.
You will find more recent information in periodicals than in books. Periodicals include magazines, journals, newspapers and conference proceedings. It is usually easy to find the citations to the articles, but finding the complete article is often another matter. Some of our databases provide links directly to the full text, others only provide the citations.
Check out our Find E-journals link to discover if the journal title is available in an electronic format. If it's there, double-check the date range of coverage to make sure that the particular article is available.
If the journal title isn't in the e-journal list, check for it in the online catalog. Restrict the search to only journals to help limit the results.
For whatever citation style you use:
Plagiarism is the misrepresentation of any other work as your own. It can be complicated to keep track of where the ideas are coming, especially when working on a longer research project. Check out the following web sites for more information on summarize, citing and bibliographic recordkeeping.
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