The discipline of History uses Chicago style for citing sources. Use the format for footnotes/endnotes, not parenthetical citations.
Use the N format for footnotes/endnotes, and B for a bibliographic entry. Some of the major differences between the formats are:
The following examples of the most commons types of citations are taken/adapted directly from the 16th edition of the Chicago manual. For additional examples, consult chapter 14 (pages 653-784) or the online Chicago Quick Guide.
"Your first duty as a researcher is to get the facts right. Your second duty is to tell readers where the facts came from." --Kate Turabian
No matter what style is used, the purpose of any citation method is the same:
Watch this brief video for help with Turabian style:
You may activate the closed-captioning on this video, if desired. A transcript of this video is also provided below.
Use RefWorks to manage citations from journals, books, documents, and internet sites.
First time users will need to create an account which will permit a user to store citations indefinitely for repeated use. The UWF group code is RWUWestFlor.