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Citation Formats: Chicago

A guide to the different citation formats including MLA, Chicago, and others

Chicago Manual of Style

The 16th edition of the Chicago Manual of Style is available online and should be consulted for current examples..

Using Chicago Style

The Chicago Manual of Style presents two basic documentation systems: notes and bibliography or author-date.



Author-date citation for a website:


McDonald’s Corporation. 2008. “McDonald’s Happy Meal Toy Safety Facts.” Accessed July 19.

Notes and bibliography for a website:

“McDonald’s Happy Meal Toy Safety Facts,” McDonald’s Corporation, accessed July 19, 2008,

See more examples at Citing Business Sources by Boston University Libraries

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