Presentation on theme: " UNDERSTANDING CHICAGO STYLE’S MAIN FEATURES CREATING FOOTNOTES IN WORD FORMATTING BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION WITHIN FOOTNOTES Documenting Sources."— Presentation transcript:
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
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.
Formatting Text 1-inch margins on all four edges of each page 12-point Times New Roman typeface Doubled-spaced text Single-spaced footnotes
Creating Footnotes in Microsoft Word Choose “References” Tab Choose “Insert Footnote”
Creating Footnotes continued… A superscripted number will appear where the cursor was placed, along with a corresponding number at the bottom of the page.
Creating Footnotes cont…
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.
Documenting Lecture Notes First reference: Hal Smith, Lecture Notes, week 1. All Subsequent References: 4. Smith, Lecture Notes, week 1.
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
Documenting Primary Sources within Secondary Sources
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.
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.