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The Tambo & Wally Paper: A Guide: Formatting and Citations

A list of references and tools to help you successfully navigate and complete your US History I 1800s research paper

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Refer to the following resources when compiling your annotated bibliography and formatting your essay. Information on how to cite and format your annotations and writing are available here as well. If you have further questions about your sources and citations, please visit the homepage to schedule a conference, or stop by the LC to speak with Ms. Mayo.

Guidebooks

Citing in Chicago/Turabian Style

 

Basic Paper Format


  • Heading: First and Last Name, Teacher's Name, Course Name, Date the paper is due
  • Font size 12, Times new roman, 1 inch margins, double spaced
  • Footnotes for in text citations (not required for your annotated bibliography - just an FYI for a paper)
  • Bibliography page at the end with all sources cited (citation required for your annotated bibliography)

Works Cited Format


Books

Footnote:

   1. Firstname Lastname, Title of Book (Place of publication: Publisher, Year of publication), page number.

Bibliography:

Lastname, Firstname. Title of Book. Place of publication: Publisher, Year of publication.

Periodicals (i.e. journals/scholarly articles)

Footnote:

1. Firstname Lastname, “Title of the Article,” Name of the journal/newspaper/magazine issue#, volume # (Year of Publication): page # cited.

Bibliography:

Lastname, Firstname. “Title of the Article.” Name of the journal/newspaper/magazine issue#, volume # (Year of Publication): page #s.

Website​

Footnote: 

 1. Firstname Lastname, “Title of Web Page,” Publishing Organization or Name of Website in Italics, publication date and/or access date if available, URL.

Bibliography: 

Lastname, Firstname. “Title of Web Page.” Publishing Organization or Name of Website in Italics. Publication date and/or access date if available. URL.


Need more help with Chicago citations and format?

Purdue OWL Chicago Writer's Guide: Comprehensive guide on how to format and cite your Chicago Style paper. Use the left hand index to quickly find information. 

Citing in MLA Format

 

Basic Paper Format


  • Heading: First and Last Name, Teacher's Name, Course Name, Date the paper is due
  • Title: Capitalize each word, centered
  • Times New Roman, size 12, 1 inch margins, double spaced
  • In-text citations for anything that is quoted or paraphrased 
  • Works cited page for any sources used

Works Cited Format


Books

Last Name, First Name. Title of Book. Publisher, Publication Date.

Periodicals (i.e. Journals/Scholarly Article)

Author(s). "Title of Article." Title of Periodical, Day Month Year, pages.

Website​

"Name of the article/webpage." Name of the website, year of publication, URL (without http://). Access date. 


Need more help with MLA citations and format?

Perdue OWL MLA Writer's Guide: Comprehensive guide on how to format and cite your MLA paper. Use the left hand index to quickly find information.