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HIST 496102: Honors Seminar


Bibliographies and Citations

This is a guide to bibliographic construction and approaching the archive.

Approaching Bibliographies and Citations

For this class, you will be delving into your own research project. For that project, you are required to include appropriately formatted footnotes and bibliography following the Chicago Manual of Style

Citation Style

Many historians use Chicago as their preferred bibliographic standard on account of its flexibility. 

Citation Management

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Zotero [zoh-TAIR-oh] is a free, easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources. As you search, use Zotero to collect sources with one click from online catalogs (e.g. BC Library Catalog, WorldCat) and databases (e.g. JSTOR), as well as websites like Amazon, newspapers, blogs, Flickr, and YouTube. While you write, use Zotero to create in-text citations and bibliographies directly inside your Microsoft Word document from your personal library of references. Developed by the Center for History & New Media at George Mason University.

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