Places to start finding stuff:
Online guides for citing sources:
Three books on writing every history student should own:
- Mary Lynn Rampolla, A Pocket Guide to Writing in History, 3rd ed.
(Boston: Bedford Books/St. Martin's Press, 2001). <D13.R295 2001> Contains
much concise, useful advice, including a guide to Chicago-style citations.
- Kate Turabian, A Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and Dissertations,
6th ed. (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1996). <LB2369.T8 1996>
The standard source for college history writers.
- Diana Hacker, Rules for Writers, 3rd ed. (Boston: Bedford Books
of St. Martin's Press, 1996). <PE1408 .H277 2000> A standard grammar,
useful for identifying and correcting mistakes.