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Note: Chicago Style does not use in-text citations. It uses Footnotes or Endnotes and a Bibliography/Reference List.
General Citation Information
Purdue Online Writing Lab
Learn how to format a bibliography in APA, MLA, or Chicago style. Also includes information on formatting research papers.
Online Citation Managers
Free online tools to help you create proper citations!
Choose your citation style, input the information and this software will automatically generate the citation.
Cite this For Me
Cite This For Me's open-access generator is an automated citation machine that turns any of your sources into citations in just a click.
The fully automatic bibliography maker that auto-fills. It’s the easiest way to generate citations to build a works cited page. And it’s free.
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: