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While MS Word, some article databases, and free online tools such as BibMe offer Chicago formatting for citations, these systems are NOT ALWAYS ACCURATE OR COMPLETE!

If you use these online tools to generate citations, please double check their accuracy against the Chicago Manual of Style or other sources linked from this guide.

Chicago Manual of Style Online

The Chicago Manual of Style

Copies of the Chicago Manual of Style, 17th edition (2017) are located at the Reference Desk and Circulation-Reserve Desk (Library main level) for in-library use only.

A circulating copy of the 2010 edition is located in the Book Collection (Library 2nd floor).

Helpful Websites on Chicago Style

Additional information on Chicago style may be found at these websites:

UNK Writing Center

Assistance with all writing projects, including help with citing sources, is available at the Writing Center, which is part of the Learning Commons located at University Residence North. 

Appointments are recommended and may be scheduled in-person or by telephone at 308-865-8905. 

Click here for more information about the Writing Center's services.