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HIS 101

Guide to help HIS 101 students find resources relating to Western Civilization from ancient times to 1715

Tips for Citing Sources

Be sure that your sources are cited accurately and in the correct format.

  • When you use a book, copy down all the important information: title, author(s) or editor(s), chapter if applicable, publisher name and place, year, edition or volume number, and page numbers. REMEMBER YOUR NINE CORE COMPONENTS, as mentioned in your assignment.
  • Most article databases have a "Cite" or "Citation" option in the Tools box. Copy this information to a document or email it to yourself (remember to go back and format it correctly).
  • Get citations as you go--don't do double the work by needing to look it up later.
  • Stumped? Ask a librarian for help.

MLA Style

These links will help you create in-text citations as well as your Works Cited for MLA Style.

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