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"Find It. Write It. Cite It." The Chicago Manual of Style (CMS) is primarily used in the areas of history, art and government and social sciences

What is Chicago style?

Chicago Manual of Style (CMOS) is a trustworthy and authoritative reference/citation guide for students, researchers, professors, writers, editors and publishers. CMOS focuses on two types of references: a. Notes & Bibliography System (NB) and Author-Date System. The Notes & Bibliography System is mostly used in history, literature & arts. The Author-Date system is popular in the field of Social Sciences. Use this online guide to help you format your paper and citations/references.

Chicago Manual of Style offers the followings:

  • Creating citations and reference/bibliography page.
  • How to format papers
  • Standards for things like punctuation and abbreviation

Chicago Manual of Style - 17th Edition

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THE book

Chicago Manual of Style book will help you for writing papers and for creating citations. While we hope you find what you are looking for on this guide, please refer to the Manual if you have more questions.

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