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Distance Education Library Services: Chicago Style

These webpages guide University of Iowa Distance Education students to library resources and services. A University of Iowa HawkID and password are required to use some resources.

Useful Tools

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,