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History Research: How to Cite

This guide provides students with recommended resources for conducting research on topics related to History. Use the tabs above to navigate through the pages of the guide.

Which format do I use?

Double check with your professor about which citation style is required for your assignments.

Chicago Citation Guidelines

Chicago Style Citation Videos

From off campus you will need to log in using your Pipeline username and password:

MLA Citation Guidelines

Most library databases include a citation tool that allows you to generate a citation for the source in different citation styles. Always check automatically-generated citations against the following guides to make sure they are accurate:

Why Citations Matter

The following video explains the purposes of citations in a research paper (from off campus you will need to log in using your Pipeline username and password):