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History: African American History

This guide links to useful databases and resources for African-American History

Chicago Style Citations

It's important to give credit and cite the sources you used to prepare your paper. Historians and history researchers most often use Chicago/Turabian Style to cite their sources. 

The Purdue OWL is a helpful free resource to help you create your citations.

Here's a general model for several Chicago-style citations: 

Kerouac, Jack. The Dharma Bums. New York: Viking Press, 1958.

Journal Article

MacDonald, Susan Peck. “The Erasure of Language.” College Composition and Communication 58, no. 4 (2007): 585-625.

Remember, you can also use SLLC databases to help you generate your citations!