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Citation & Writing Help

Historians generally use the Chicago Style format. For information to other citation formats see the Citing Sources guide.


Writing help is available in person and via zoom. You can schedule an appointment online.

Starting Points: Books & eBooks

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See the eBook FAQ for directions to limit your search to ebooks only.


  • By Topic - Type in the keywords that broadly describe your topic.  For example: missionaries india women history
     
  • By Title - Type in the first few words of the book title in quotations.  For example: "atomic frontier days".
     
  • By Author - Type in the last name followed by the first name of the author in quotations.  For example: "giebel christoph"

Starting Points: Journal Articles

The following research databases will help you identify articles in the field of history. For additional research databases see those listed under History by Region & History by Topic.

Starting Points - Primary Sources

This is a tiny sampling of primary source collections available at Libraries. More comprehensive lists can be found under History by RegionHistory by Topic & Primary Sources by Type. UW only digitized collections of primary sources are also listed on Digital Collections A-Z.

History Librarian

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Theresa Mudrock
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206.685.1623

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New History Books

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