Documentation Guides

Documenting Your History Paper This is my own four-page class handout. (For writing problems to avoid, see also my one-page list of writing tips and example of how not to write a paper.) For more detailed documentation manuals, try one of the following.

Guidelines for Writing Papers My own short guide on how to write and document a paper.

The Chicago Manual of Style Online The full text of this essential documentation and writing guide.

The Chicago Manual of Style Online: Chicago-Style Citation Quick Guide Straightforward summary of basic citation formats. Examples of Notes are numbered; examples of bibliographical entries are unnumbered.

The Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition, 2010) From the website of Purdue’s writing lab. There is a similar website at Trinity College.

Chicago Manual of Style Excellent examples of how to cite all kinds of different sources in Notes and Bibliography. From Williams College Libraries.

Chicago/Turabian Documentation Style How to do Notes and Bibliography, from UW-Madison’s Writing Center.

Citation Machine: Chicago Style