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‎ Art & Art History: Citation Help

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Olin Library Chicago Style Citation Guide

Citation requires you to properly acknowledge the sources you use in your research and writing.

If you're using Chicago Style citation, this guide may prove helpful. 

It was created by your Librarian and provides detailed information on how to cite a variety of sources in Chicago Style. It also offers many examples for formatting citations as both footnotes and bibliography entries. 

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Citation Guides and Guidelines for Annotated Bibliographies

Here are a few excellent go-to sources for creating citations in MLA, Chicago/Turabian, and Chicago Author-Date formats. Be sure to check with your professor on preferred citation style!

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To find out more about proper citation see this Citation Styles Research Guide made by your Olin Library Librarians!

There are quite a few different ways to cite resources in your paper. The citation style usually depends on the academic discipline involved.

For example:

  • MLA style is typically used by the Humanities
  • APA style is often used by Education, Psychology, and Business.
  • Chicago/Turabian is generally used by History and some of the Fine Arts
  • Chicago Author-Date is used by Archeologists

Check with your professor to make sure you use the required style. Whatever style you use, be consistent! 


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