Excellent set of examples published online by the University of Chicago Press (straight from the horse's mouth).
Very practical and reliable guide published by renowned Purdue University's Online Writing Lab (OWL).
Sample Chicago-style paper:
Footnotes and bibliography style paper (works best with Google Docs)
Kate L. Turabian's Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations presents two basic documentation systems: notes-bibliography style (or simply bibliography style) and author-date style (sometimes called reference list style).
US History 2
Information literacy topics:
Determining best sources
Searching strategies for information
Using technology tools
Objective: To learn to access appropriate online research sources, to practice effective searching strategies, and to summarize information from text.
Part One: Effective Search Strategies
What are you searching for?
What steps are best to follow?
Is this completely new to you or do you have prior knowledge?
Are you able to do some basic research in an encyclopedia?
Do you enter the whole question into the search field? Why or why not?
Then what DO you enter into the search field?
Using Boolean searching strategies:
Additional searching strategies and information found here.
Question: This law was enacted to alleviate concerns raised by Samuel Hopkins Adams, Florence Kelley and Harvey W. Wiley. One of its early challenges was in the United States v. Forty Barrels and Twenty Kegs of Coca-Cola case. What was the law?
What would be a keyword you would choose?
Would you pull a word directly from the question?
Would you create your own?
How would you enter it in the search field?
Part Two: Using the Library Catalog and Databases
Search our library catalogs from Destiny Quest to find all our printed books, magazines and journals, textbooks, encyclopedias, music CDs, movies (DVD and VHS).
SIRS provides resources for many subject areas: arts and humanities, government, civics, economics, world events, 20th Century history.
The History Reference Center features full text for more than 1,990 reference books, encyclopedias, non-fiction books, and academic journals. This content includes historical documents, biographies of historical figures, full-text reference books, encyclopedias, history books, historical photos and maps, and historical video. FROM OFF CAMPUS YOU NEED YOUR PUBLIC LIBRARY CARD CODE
Progressive Legislation Web Scavenger Hunt
US History Research Paper