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Chicago Style Guide 17th Edition: Theses

This referencing style guide is based on the Chicago Manual of Style, 17th Edition. It has many different reference types. It gives detailed examples of how these references should be formatted in the "Notes and Bibliography" style.


Reference: Author Last name, First name. "Title of Thesis." Award/type of thesis, Name of academic institution, Year. URL.


Feeney, Thomas. "Seán MacEntee and the Development of Public Policy in Independent Ireland." PhD thesis, University College Dublin, Ireland, 2005. .

In-Text Citation: Use a superscript number (like this: ¹) in the text at the place where you are indicating that you are citing from a source.


Thomas Feeney suggests that the influence of Seán McEntee on post-independence Ireland has been deliberately underplayed by some of his detractors.¹

Footnote: #. Author First name Last name, "Title of Thesis" (Award/type of thesis, Name of academic institution, Year), Page.


1. Thomas Feeney, "Seán MacEntee and the Development of Public Policy in Independent Ireland" (PhD thesis, University College Dublin, 2005), 30.


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