Welcome to the Academy of Art Library's Chicago Citation Guide. Below, you will find examples for citing the books, articles and other resources that you have used in your research.Chicago citations are typically used in the discipline of Art History because this style "allows scholars to accurately and thoroughly denote and differentiate scriptural, classical, archival, and other historical sources, as well as to represent the range of multimedia and other new electronic forms of publication."¹
This guide has been updated to reflect changes in the 17th edition of The Chicago Manual of Style.
Use the information on this page as well as the links below to learn more about Chicago Style citations.
Always make sure to double check the assignment instructions before choosing a citation style. Please contact Alissa van Erp, the Art History subject specialist, if you have any questions.
1"Cite Source - Chicago Manual of Style." Cite Source - Chicago Manual of Style. Accessed July 28, 2016. http://citesource.trincoll.edu/chicago/.
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Chicago Style uses footnotes instead of in-text citations. Just like another citation style, footnotes ensure that your sources are properly attributed to avoid issue of plagiarism. When it doubt, assign a footnote! Use the following guidelines to create your footnotes:
1.Henry James, The Ambassadors (Rockville: Serenity, 2009), 34-40.
1.James, The Ambassadors, 14.
Please review a sample paper from Purdue University's OWL Chicago Style Guide for further examples
Purdue's OWL Guide on Chicago Style recommends the following guidelines for your Works Cited page. The Works Cited list provides bibliographic information for the sources you used, thereby allowing your reader to identify and locate those materials. To format the page: