Style Guides provide formatting guidelines for research papers, including citations and bibliographies. Different style guides are used for various disciplines. Chicago is the preferred style for this class and is linked below.
When you are in our catalog (and in some databases) you can select the style guide you want to use to copy that format.
The examples below demonstrate how the various elements of a book citation and a journal citation are arranged using the Chicago Manual of Style.
Landers, Jane. Black Society in Spanish Florida. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1999.
Restall, Matthew and Jane Landers. "The African Experience in early Spanish America." The Americas 57, no. 2 (Oct. 2000): 167-170.