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 use 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. Check with your Faculty, School or 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 the source you want to reference in the Te Waharoa library search. Select the quotation mark icon and then choose your referencing style. Check the citation details are accurate, then copy the formatted reference.

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