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AMST/WGSS 031: Other Library Resources

Chicago Citation Style

Chicago Style for writing a research paper is used primarily in the humanities, particularly in the discipline of history.

The Chicago Manual of Style, 16th edition (see below) uses both a "Notes and Bibliography" (NB) system and an "Author-Date" system (similar to APA and MLA). The NB system uses footnotes or endnotes and offers the author an opportunity to comment or elaborate on the source or text.

In the Chicago Manual, you will find tips on how to format and cite resources in your papers. There are also several online resources that outline the formatting and citation structure used in Chicago Style. A few of these resources are listed below.

MLA Citation Style

The Modern Language Association (MLA) style for writing a research paper is used primarily in the humanities.

In the MLA Handbook (see below) you will find information on how to format and cite resources in your papers.

There are also several other online resources that outline the formatting and citation structure used in MLA style. A few of these resources are listed below.