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Illinois History Research: Writing & Citing

This guide provides information on library resources that can be used to research topics related to Illinois History.

Style & Writing Guides

Citing sources used in research is important, because it allows future readers to find the sources used in the research. The style guide recommended for this class is:

Turabian, Kate L. A Manual For Writers Of Research Papers, Theses, And Dissertations: Chicago Style For Students And Researchers. Chicago: University Of Chicago Press, 2007. Malpass Reference LB2369 .T8 2007 (also available on reserve in Macomb).

The following resources might also be useful:

Brundage, Anthony. Going To The Sources: A Guide To Historical Research And Writing. Wheeling, Ill. : Harlan Davidson, 2002. Malpass Library Reference D16 .B893 2002

Felt, Thomas Edward. Researching, Writing, And Publishing Local History. Nashville, Tenn. : American Association For State And Local History, 1981. Malpass Library Stacks D13 .F387 1981

Storey, William Kelleher. Writing History: A Guide For Students. New York : Oxford University Press, 2004. Malpass Library Stacks D16 .S864 2004