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Chicago Manual of Style Citation Guide

Chicago Manual of Style System (AUTHOR-DATE)

The Chicago Manual of Style (CMOS) AUTHOR-DATE SYSTEM uses parenthetical references within the text and a corresponding reference list at the end of the document.  

The CMOS author-date system is commonly used for the following disciplines: 

  • Anthropology
  • Geography
  • Sociology


Below are helpful quick guides to the Chicago Author-Date system:  

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