Museum and Heritage Studies


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

Tools and tips

Preferred referencing style

Chicago (Chicago Manual of Style) is the preferred referencing style for Museum and Heritage Studies. The most recent version is CMOS 17th edition, published in 2017.

Chicago referencing style has two systems. Check with your Course Coordinator about which system to use:

  • Chicago A notes and bibliography system uses footnote or endnotes
  • Chicago B author-date system uses in-text citations and a reference list (also known as Harvard 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.

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