History

Referencing

Chicago referencing style tools and tips. Learn to reference your sources with confidence.

Tools and tips

Chicago (Chicago Manual of Style) is a common referencing style used in the School of History, Philosophy, Political Science and International Relations. The most recent version is CMOS 17th edition, published in 2017.

Chicago referencing style has two systems. Chicago A, notes and bibliography system, is preferred for History courses. Check with your Faculty, School or Course Coordinator if you want to use a different system or style.

Quick tip

Quotation mark icon used for citation button in the Te Waharoa library searchTry the citation button in Te Waharoa Find your source in the library search. Select the quotation mark icon and then pick your preferred referencing style. Check the citation details are accurate, then simply copy the formatted reference.

Chicago A referencing

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