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Digital Design: Chicago/Turabian Referencing

A guide to using your Library's resources for Digital Design coursework and research.

Chicago/Turabian Referencing Guide

AUT Library's comprehensive guide to referencing using the Chicago/Turabian (Notes-Bibliography) style, with tips and examples.

What is Chicago/Turabian referencing?

Postgraduate students in the School of Art & Design may be asked to use the Notes-Bibliography style of Chicago referencing, as described in A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations: Chicago Style for Students and Researchers, by Kate L. Turabian (8th edition). 

In this style, sources are referenced in two places:

  • in footnotes at the bottom of each page
  • in a bibliography at the end of your written work.

Within your text, you insert a superscript number where you wish to cite a source, and then give details in a numbered footnote on that page. At the end of your text, you reference all the sources of information that you have used, in a bibliography. The format of a reference in the bibliography is slightly different to that of the corresponding footnote, but they both provide the same information.

Comprehensive style manuals

AUT Library availability for the comprehensive manual of Chicago/Turabian style (8th edition). Find these 3 copies on level 6 (at 808.02 TUR).

The online Chicago Manual of Style (17th edition), upon which the Chicago/Turabian style is based.