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EndNote: Using footnotes

Using footnotes with Microsoft™ Word


Updated version(s) of the EndNote Chicago 17th edition footnote + Author-Date output styles can be downloaded from

These updated output style(s) dated 2018-11-28 and 2018-11-13 respectively, replace the Chicago 17th edition output styles originally distributed with EndNote X9. The original version(s) contain significant errors.

What's new in the Chicago 17th edition

Chicago 16th Manual of style

Referencing styles using either footnotes or endnotes can be used with EndNote to format in-text citations and bibliographies, including ‘ibid.’, short titles and other variations of shortened references,  e.g. Chicago 16th A, Soc Biblical Lit - notes.

When inserting citations in footnotes, you can include specific page numbers using the Edit & Manage Citations option in the EndNote toolbar. Short titles for subsequent citations should be entered in the ‘Short title’ field in EndNote records.

Using Chicago 16th Footnote style (Mac) (1min 26 sec)

Further reading:

The Chicago manual of style online. (2010).  Retrieved from