Students are welcome to use this Chicago Style Paper Template (Microsoft Word Document). Please make sure that you check all Chicago Style format, footnotes, shortened notes, Bibliography entries, and other style elements against the Chicago Manual of Style.
The Chicago Manual of Style provides formatting information for a manuscript, but does not address formatting of student papers. This page provides basic information about components/format of the CMS Notes-Bibliography system.
For additional help and examples, use the Chicago Manual of Style Online (log in required for Off Campus access).
Always find out whether your instructor has specific requirements when you are writing a paper. Basic elements of a paper using Chicago style are as follows:
A Bibliography. Off Campus Library Services has been told that Wesley Seminary students will use the Notes and Bibliography Style (footnotes on pages and a Bibliography following the paper's body).
If you have questions about Chicago Style, please contact Off Campus Library Services (OCLS) at Indiana Wesleyan University. Call 1-800-521-1848 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.