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HIST 2281 - Portrait of the Arabs

Citing Your Sources

Some resources for using Chicago Notes-Bibliography Style

1. Creating a Flow Account

Go to   and click the "create account" button.

RefWorks sign in page.

Citation Checklist

Use this Citation Checklist to avoid common errors ensure you get full credit for citations on your assignment.

Citation Managers

the Zotero logo

Zotero (pronounced "zoh-TAIR-oh") is a standalone application that uses browser connectors to save full text, organize sources, and create citations. Click the logo to see more info!

Refworks logo

ATTENTION: Please note that the Library will be ending its subscription to Refworks in July 2022. For more information, see our Refworks-to-Zotero transfer guide.

Citing Your Sources

Chicago Manual of Style Online

The link above connects you directly with the most up-to-date online version of the Chicago Manual of Style.  This is also available as an electronic resource through the library catalog.

For more extensive online guides see:

Chicago Style Guide (Fairfield University)

Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)

Print copies of the Chicago Manual of Style are available:

  • behind the Library Services and Information Desk in the library.
  • as a handout at the Library Services and Information Desk - ask the librarian for a copy!
  • with the call number Z253 .U69 2010 on both the main floor and upper levels of the library.

Sample Papers - Footnotes and Endnotes

The following sample papers feature all the essential elements of creating a work-cited page using Chicago Notes-Bibliography Citation Style. The first (from Hacker/Sommers, Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2010) uses endotes; the second example (from the Purdue Owl website) uses footnotes.

PowerPoint Guide to Chicago Notes-Bibliography Citation Style

The following powerpoint guide outlines detailed and comprehensive use of the Chicago Notes-Bibliography Citation Style.

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