Here is a small selection of the Library writing and style guides. The Chicago Manual of Style, now in its 17th edition is the preferred style used by historians.

Chicago Manual of Style Online
The 17th edition of the Manual is the most current. The online version includes a Citation Quick Guide. Access to the 16th edition is also available.

Brundage.jpg

Brundage, Anthony. Going to the Sources: A Guide to Historical Research and Writing. Fifth edition. Chichester, West Sussex, UK: Wiley Blackwell, 2013.


cover.png

Mabbett, Ian W. Writing History Essays. 2nd edition. London: Macmillan Education/Palgrave, 2016.


Kelleher.jpg

Storey, William Kelleher. Writing History: A Guide for Students. 4th ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013.


Cullen.jpg

Cullen, Jim. Essaying the Past: How to Read, Write, and Think About History. 2nd ed. Chichester, West Sussex ; Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2013.


Citation Management Software

Zotero
Free citation management tool supported by the Library.