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1  UNDERSTANDING CHICAGO STYLE’S MAIN FEATURES  CREATING FOOTNOTES IN WORD  FORMATTING BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION WITHIN FOOTNOTES Documenting Sources Using Chicago Style for Humanities and History Courses Slides by Candice Shockley Voice by Victoria Brieske

2 Main Features A title page is generally not required. Your name, the course name, etc. are included on the first page of text. Footnotes are used rather than parenthetical citations. A separate bibliography page is also not needed for papers. Instead, complete bibliographic is provided in the footnotes.

3 Formatting Text 1-inch margins on all four edges of each page 12-point Times New Roman typeface Doubled-spaced text Single-spaced footnotes

4 Creating Footnotes in Microsoft Word Choose “References” Tab Choose “Insert Footnote”

5 Creating Footnotes continued… A superscripted number will appear where the cursor was placed, along with a corresponding number at the bottom of the page.

6 Creating Footnotes cont…

7 Format for Books Single-Author Books First name Last Name, Title (Place of Publication: Publisher’s name, date of publication), page number 1. Thomas Keneally, Abraham Lincoln: A Life (New York: Penguin Group, 2008), 34. Shortened note for subsequent references: 4. Keneally, Abraham Lincoln, 37. Multiple Authors List all names in standard order, then cite as you would a single author book. The shortened form of this type of citation is the same as for a single-author book. 1. J. B. Harley and James K. Hogue, The New Nature of Maps: Essays in the History of Cartography, ed. Paul Laxton (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002), NOTE: If there are 4 or more authors, list only the first author’s name, followed by et al.

8 Documenting Lecture Notes First reference: Hal Smith, Lecture Notes, week 1. All Subsequent References: 4. Smith, Lecture Notes, week 1.

9 Primary Sources Secondary Sources Original documents that are used as evidence to support ideas. EX: letters, diaries, films, manuscripts, government documents Books and articles that analyze primary sources. EX: articles in scholarly journals, specialized encyclopedia entries Primary and Secondary Sources

10 Documenting Primary Sources within Secondary Sources

11 Use of Ibidem in Footnotes Definition: Ibidem means “in the same place.” Abbreviation: Ibid. Purpose: To shorten a note that cites the same source that is cited immediately preceding the note. 1. Thomas Keneally, Abraham Lincoln: A Life (New York: Penguin Group (USA, 2008), Ibid., Ibid. **NOTE: Footnote 3 signifies that the citation is not only from the same source, but comes from the same page as the preceding note.

12 Resources Chicago Manual/Turabian Manual Quick Reference Guide uide.pdf uide.pdf Kate L. Turabian’s A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, 7 th ed., rev. ed. is the most current.


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