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Citation Styles

Chicago (sometimes referred to as Chicago-Turabian, to reflect author Kate Turabian's rules from her Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations) style is used primarily for:

  • History

Chicago Style Annotated Bibliography

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Chicago Style Annotated Bibliography

Creating an annotated bibliography in Chicago Style:

The The Chicago Manual of Style is kept in the Reference Collection on the First Floor (see above for Call Number).

This example is based on the Chicago Manual style guide, but your instructor might give you other formatting instructions

General guidelines:

  • Annotations can be merely descriptive, summarizing the authors' qualifications, research methods, and arguments. 
  • Annotations can evaluate the quality of scholarship in a book or article.  You might want to consider the logic of authors' arguments, and the quality of their evidence.  Your findings can be positive, negative, or mixed.
  • Your professor might also want you to explain why the source is relevant to your assignment. 

Sample Page: Chicago-formatted annotated bibliography

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