The following are a collection of links to resources that the department believes will be of significant benefit to history majors or anyone taking an upper division history course. For success, a history major should be familiar with all of these in some form.
Turabian Quick Guide: The official University of Chicago Press short guide to citation according the rules found in Kate L. Turabian’s Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations.
Zotero: The official site for downloading Zotero, a Firefox add-on that enables you to collect, organize, and cite (in Microsoft Word) bibliography found on the internet, whether from library catalogues, journal databases, or even Amazon. The site also includes tutorials—look under “documentation.”
The C.R.A.P. Test: a guide to determining the Currency, Reliability, Authority, and Purpose of online sources.