This is your how-to guide for footnotes following the Chicago Manual of style, 17th edition. It will help you understand footnotes vs endnotes, teach you how to create them, and show real examples you can learn from. People working in the humanities—literature, history, and the arts—are the primary users of the Chicago footnotes and bibliography system. The Chicago footnotes format helps writers to reference their sources in a way that does not interrupt the flow of the writing. Whether you want to use footnotes or endnotes is up to you. Just pick one and use it consistently.
Citing Internet Sources
APA citation style for Internet reference resources.
Published on 1 May by Jack Caulfield. Revised on 22 June In Harvard style , the bibliography or reference list provides full references for the sources you used in your writing. The two terms are sometimes used interchangeably.
How to Write a Bibliography for the Internet
Some professors will discourage you from using sources you find or access over the Internet. Although such restrictions may be excessive, there are reasons to be wary. For one thing, print publishing is more expensive, so many print publishers are careful not to make mistakes or to cut corners, in case what they publish turns out to be unreliable—and therefore useless.