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Citation Guidelines & Style
Each academic discipline adheres to a style of documentation used to
format papers, cites sources, and create reference lists. There are
several: APA, MLA, Chicago, Turabian.
History uses Chicago Style. Turabian is based on Chicago Style.
Chicago Manual of Style Online (Tyndale login required) This link opens in a new window
This is the basis for Kate Turabian's A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations. Access all the info online. Search the search box to help give you the details you are looking for.
Zotero is a powerful, easy-to-use research tool that helps you gather, organize, and analyze sources and then share the results of your research.
Here are a few citation builders/generators available on the Internet.
Remember these are not perfect tools and are only as good as knowledge
of the people who developed them. Always, proof citations created via
these tools to make sure they are correct.
Also, many databases, including the Ebscohost Databases and ProQuest, now include citation functions.
This tool was developed and is maintained by Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Originally created by David Warlick of The Landmark Project on October 29, 2000 and is part of the Landmarks for Schools Web site for teachers.