•  Glossary of Citations

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    Bibliography | Endnotes | Footnotes
    In-text citation | Note reference number | Parenthetical Reference | Reference List | Works Cited



    Bibliography - in Chicago Manual of Style(documentary-note / humanities style) the list of books and other references used by an author in a scholarly work. If it includes only works referred to in the text, it may be called "Works Cited" or "References". Called Reference List in APA and Chicago (author-date) and Works Cited in MLA

    Endnotes - in Chicago Manual of Style (documentary-note / humanities style), notes giving complete bibliographical information about each work cited; endnotes are gathered together at the end of a paper and are numbered following the numbering you use in the text.

    Footnotes - Chicago Manual of Style (documentary-note / humanities style), notes giving page-specific bibliographic information about each work cited; they are located at the bottom of the page on which the references (see note reference number) to them appear.

    In-text Citation - a brief mention in the text of your paper (usually at the end of a sentence) that leads the reader to the complete information about that reference. When using numbered footnotes or endnotes, as in Chicago Manual of Style (documentary-note / humanities style), this in-text citation is called a "note reference number."

    Note Reference Number - in Chicago Manual of Style (documentary-note / humanities style), the superior numeral (¹) used for note reference in the text. They should follow any punctuation marks except the dash, which they precede. The numbers should also be placed outside closing parentheses.

    Parenthetical Reference - In MLA style, a reference in the text which points to a specified source in the "Works Cited" list. Consists of author and page number.

    Reference List - in APA Style and Chicago Manual of Style (author-date), the list of works cited at the end of an article, paper, or chapter. Called Bibliography in Chicago (documentary-note / humanities style) and Works Cited in MLA.

    Works Cited - in MLA Style, the list of works cited at the end of an article, paper or chapter. Called Bibliography in Chicago (documentary-note / humanities style) and Reference List in APA and Chicago (author-date)

     
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