Before using the Chicago style of referencing you should first consult your unit guide, which may specify variations on this style. If you are still unsure, please check with your unit chair, lecturer or tutor.

Quick guide

The Chicago style citation quick guide is freely available online.

Comprehensive guide

To access the full 17th Chicago Manual of Style Online via the Deakin Library, you will need to enter your student username and password.

  • See section 14 for the guide to the Chicago Notes and Bibliography system of referencing.
  • See section 15 for the guide to the Chicago Author-Date system of referencing.
    Note: if using the Author-Date system, you will still need to refer to section 14 for information on how to format sources in a bibliography.
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