Similar information as the Chicago Manual site, but in another format that can be quicker to search through
Chicago Style FAQs
"What do I cite?"
Any direct quotes, paraphrased quotes or ideas that have been taken from a source. Always be sure to give credit to ideas that are not your own.
"How do I make a footnote?"
In the newer versions of Word it's easier than ever to make footnotes. Select the "References" tab along the top of the page. Then choose the button that says "Insert Footnote". Be sure to format your footnotes to the same specifications.
"Do I have to type the whole citation over and over again in the footnote?"
NO. If you have typed the full citation once in your paper already you can use abbreviated citations. See the example footnote page to the right of this box to see how those should be done.