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A Guide for AP U.S. History and National History Day Projects

Writing History Research Papers

Historians often follow the Chicago Manual of Style when writing papers and citing sources. This guide includes some suggested web sites that will help you using the Chicago Manual of Style when setting up title pages, margins, citation formats, and more.

For information on MLA and other citation guidelines see the University Libraries' Guide to Citation Styles.

Using the Chicago Manual of Style: Suggested Web Sites

Avoiding Plagiarism and other Tips about Citing Sources

Learn about how to ethically and responsibly use the information, ideas, images, and other content that you want to incorporate into your paper or project.

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