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How do I: Use Chicago Style

This guide covers Information, Media, and Digital Literacy concepts and Digital Citizenship for Gr. 9-12 students, as well as teacher and parents.

Chicago Style

Note: Chicago Style does not use in-text citations.  It uses Footnotes or Endnotes and a Bibliography/Reference List.

General Citation Information

Online Citation Managers

Free online tools to help you create proper citations!

Chicago Style - Introduction

Chicago Style is typically used when citing sources in History.

The above Prezi was created by Laura Freeman at the Toronto Public Library.

More Citation Tools

Did you know that almost all of the VLC Databases will automatically generate accurate citations for you? 

Examples of Databases that cite at the article level:



and...all 57 Gale Databases!

*APA, MLA, and Chicago style are all typically available.

Did you know that MS Word will automatically generate accurate citations for you? 

What you need to do:

Click on the "References" tab, select the appropriate style, then "Insert [your] citation" (use this for in-text citations, footnotes, or endnotes), create your "Bibliography," or "Manage [your] your Sources."

Look for this: