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Resources for researching topics in history

The Right Thing to Do

Citing sources is an important part of academic culture -- you're building on the contributions of others while seeking new discoveries, knowledge, and understanding.

  • Always cite sources when you use someone else's ideas or work
  • Failure to do so constitutes plagiarism, a violation of UHCL's Academic Honesty Policy, even if done unintentionally

Chicago Manual of Style and Turabian's Manual for Writers

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Adapted in part from The Chicago Manual of Style, Turabian's manual helps students "understand how to write, cite, and formally submit research writing"

Resources on Chicago & Turabian's Style

The following may be of help, but always verify with the latest edition of the official style manual.

Help for Avoiding Plagiarism & more...

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