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Chicago 17th (A) Notes and Bibliography

Getting Started

Chicago 17th (A) Notes and Bibliography is a citing and referencing style drawn from the 17th edition of The Chicago Manual of Style.

You can access an online copy of the manual through the Monash Library, you will be required to sign in.

This guide is designed to help you:
Apply the correct Chicago 17th format to different types of resources
Check your work against examples

Our interactive online tutorials can help you understand the basics of citing and referencing, and why citing and referencing is important.

Elements of citing and referencing in Chicago 17th (A) Notes and Bibliography Style

There are two places you need to write references in your assessments.

1. Note citation

  • Use note citations to avoid plagiarism and show how your work is influenced by others.
  • These citations are usually written as footnotes, rather than endnotes, and are added through the automatic function in your word processor.
  • Footnotes are comprised of two elements: a superscript number in your text, and a corresponding number at the bottom of the page.

2. Bibliography

  • At the end of your assessment you need to provide a record of all the sources you have cited and consulted.
  • It is placed on a new page at the end of your work and has a specific format you need to follow. 

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