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Chicago style citation examples
Chicago In-text Citations | Styles, Format and Examples
Okuda, Michael, and Denise Okuda. New York: Pocket Books. Wilcox, Rhonda V. Studies in Popular Culture, 13 2 , Smith, Jane.
How to Cite a Thesis/Dissertation in Chicago/Turabian
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The style offers academic writers the choice between these two formats; choosing which system you are going to apply to your work will depend on your discipline and the type of sources you are citing. If you are unsure which system you should be using, make sure you consult your tutor before you begin. The notes and bibliography system is primarily used in the humanities — including literature, history, and the arts — because it is a flexible style that accommodates unusual source types and opens up space for commentary on the sources cited. A superscript number at the end of the sentence signals to the reader that a source has been used, and summary details of the source can be found using the numbered footnote at the bottom of the page.