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DMU Referencing Guide: Chicago

Chicago basics

There are two formats within the Chicago referencing style: notes and bibliography (NB), and author-date. The Chicago NB format is often used in the humanities. The author-date format is often used in social sciences. Cite them right online provides guidance on how to use both formats of the Chicago referencing style.

How to use Cite Them Right

  • Search - use the search box on the homepage, or in the top right corner of the site, to look for the type of source you want to reference. You can then filter the results by referencing style.

  • Browse - use the menu navigation to see what's available. Clicking on a category will reveal the types of sources in that category. There may be a subcategory to help you refine what you're looking for.

  • The ‘You try’ feature on each source page enables you to easily construct your own reference by replacing the example text with information relevant to your source.