The Chicago Manual of Style is a comprehensive reference for authors, editors, proofreaders, indexers, copywriters, designers, and publishers in any field, though most often used in the humanities.
Whenever you use a citation style (ANY citation style!) you will be governed by that style in three ways:
Here's what you need to know to complete your paper in Chicago Manual of Style (CMS) format.
The links below will take you to the Ready, Set, Cite (Chicago) research guide: