The history department at Governor’s Academy uses Chicago Style with Footnotes for citations. There are many other styles (including APA and MLA), but this guide is only for Chicago Style and is only a guide; specific instructions from any teacher should always be followed.
Chicago Style has two main parts: the in-text note which appears every time you use a source and the Bibliography which is a list of utilized sources at the end of the paper.
A note is used whenever an outside resource is quoted, reference, summarized, or used in any way.
The bibliography is an alphabetical list of all the sources referenced in a paper. It comes at the end of the paper. Noodletools will export a properly formatted bibliography into Google docs using the EXPORT feature from the sources page if a Google account has been linked to Noodletools.
Unless otherwise directed by a teacher, Chicago Style papers: