The Chicago Manual of Style Online


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In the 1890s, a proofreader at the University of Chicago Press prepared a single sheet of typographic fundamentals intended as a guide for the University community. That sheet grew into a pamphlet, and the pamphlet grew into a book—the first edition of the Manual of Style, published in 1906. Now in its sixteenth edition, The Chicago Manual of Style is more comprehensive and easier to use than ever before, and provides recommendations on editorial style and publishing practices for the digital age.

The ebooks@cambridge Service is pleased to announce that The Chicago Manual of Style (CMSO) is now available online for University of Cambridge users. You can access the website here.

The online version includes the fully searchable Chicago Style Q&A and convenient Tools such as sample correspondence, proofreaders’ marks and a quick guide to citation.

The CMSO will be searchable in LibrarySearch from later this week, and is accessible off campus when using a Raven login.

If you have any comments or queries about this resource, please email the ebooks@cambridge team on

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Oxford Law ebooks are now available!

OSO LawThe ebooks team are pleased to announce that the Squire Law Library has subscribed to the following collections which we hope will prove useful for Cambridge Law students. The subscription will end on the 31st August 2014 when the popularity of these collections will be reviewed.

Oxford Scholarship Online

The complete Law ebook collection is now available on this platform. Cambridge University members have unlimited access to the full content of 993 ebooks.

University Press Scholarship Online

Chicago Scholarship Online Law collection (51 titles)

Stanford Scholarship Online Law collection (29 titles)

Cambridge users can access all of this content both on and off campus (with a Raven login). You may download, print and copy & paste chapters onto a PC, laptop or mobile device.

Please note that unowned content is also available to preview on these platforms, if a title has padlock next to it then you cannot access the full text.

Catalogue records will be added to LibrarySearch as soon as possible.

If you have any questions or comments about the Oxford Law collections, please email the ebooks team on

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