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Referencing / Citation Styles: Chicago B


Chicago B (in-text Author-Date citation and a reference list) is one of two styles outlined in the Chicago Manual of Style.

It uses brief parenthetical citations within the text of the author’s last name and date of publication. These brief citations each correspond to more complete entries in a reference list at the end of your essay or paper.

Chicago B is used in the following subjects at Otago:

The Chicago Manual of Style also offers a notes and bibliography referencing system (Chicago A). Please refer to the Chicago A tab if you are using that version of the style, or if you are unsure which style to use, check with your lecturer, tutor or demonstrator. 

Recommended Links to Chicago B Style Examples

These links to guides and examples that will help you to cite material correctly. 

Citation Generators & Reference Managers

Citation Generators automatically format reference details you provide into a specific citation style. These are great time-savers, but they are only as good as the data you put in (they won't fix spelign erroars like this one for example)! 

Reference managers are apps that help you gather and store, organise and annotate, and then cite and share the books, chapters, articles and other stuff you use in your study and research. Check out the options available here: 

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