The Chicago Manual of Style (17th ed.) is CST's default/standard style manual, and specifically, the Notes/Bibliography format of the Chicago Manual of Style, NOT the Author/Date format.
CST faculty, staff, and students can access CST's subscription to the online Chicago Manual of Style through our A-Z Database List, or find the manual in the catalog through the link below. For a short summation of basic documentation formats, see the Chicago-Style Citation Quick Guide. The Turabian manual is an abridged guide to the Chicago Manual of Style intended especially for students.
The Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) provides excellent guidance, including a general introduction, a broad overview of the format, a sample essay, as well as numerous formatting examples for books, periodicals, and web sources.
The CST Writing and Speech Center provides a guide to Chicago documentation that covers the most common types of citations students use in their papers.