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HIST 1111 - Destruction of the Indies - Landers: Citing Your Sources

Style Guides for Writing

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.



Sample citation style

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, JaneBlack 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.