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Chicago Citation Style 17th Edition

This guide will help you cite sources in Chicago Citation Style 17th Edition.

Chicago Fundamentals Tutorial

New to citation? Check out our Chicago Fundamentals (17th edition) tutorial!

This tutorial will introduce you to the basic mechanics of Chicago Style and help you to:

  1. Identify the three ways to incorporate other researchers' ideas into your writing
  2. Differentiate between an in-text citation and a reference
  3. Determine the relevant elements of an in-text citation
  4. Recognize the order of the elements in a Chicago reference
  5. Construct proper Chicago references for common information formats

This tutorial will take approximately 30 minutes. It includes optional questions to test your knowledge.

Academic Integrity Guide

Why is citation important? Check out our Academic Integrity guide!

This guide will introduce you to the reasons for citation and help you to:

  1. Define plagiarism
  2. Identify what scenarios constitute plagiarism
  3. Identify the consequences of plagiarism
  4. Identify steps to avoid plagiarism through citation

This guide will take approximately 30 minutes. It includes optional questions to test your knowledge.