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Chicago Style, Notes-Bibliography System: Notes-Bibliography System

Chicago Style: Notes-Bibliography System

Chicago Style has two distinct formats for citing sources. Check with your instructor to verify which format you should use.
 

The Notes-Bibliography system is used in humanites subjects (including literature, history and the arts), and uses either footnotes or endnotes and a Bibliography.

  

Example:

The video game character Pac-Man was inspired by the Japanese folk hero Paku who was known for his large appetite. The game was Toru Iwatani's attempt to create a nonviolent arcade game, which would appeal to both men and women.1

1. Steven Rabin, Introduction to Game Development (Boston: Cengage Learning, 2008), 23.