You must cite all works that have contributed to your knowledge, understanding, and analysis of your research topic. You must cite any work that you:
Below are examples of various types of citations in Chicago style, which is used in History 1. You are welcome to write them by hand or to use Noodletools to walk you through the process. Noodletools is a reliable way to make sure that all of the necessary information is included. If you need help logging into Noodletools ask one of the librarians.
Noodletools will help you with the footnote format as well as the format needed for your bibliography.
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Plagiarism is when you steal someone else's words or ideas and pass them off as your own.
You can avoid plagiarism by citing your sources, which lets your reader know that the words or ideas are borrowed from someone else, and gives them a way of finding the original source.
Remember to record the following pieces of information from your sources so you will have them when it's time to create your citations.
Your teachers would like you to use Chicago style citations in your research paper. This means there will be footnotes in the body of your paper and a bibliography listing sources at the end of your paper.
You have already created a Noodletools account and you can use that to help you create your citations. Ask Hayley or Nicole if you need assistance.
Use Noodletools to cite all your sources. Here are some tips for different types of sources:
Bryan, Samuel. "Samuel Bryan Analyzes Increases in Mexican Immigration, 1912."
In Major Problems in the History of North American Borderlands, edited by
Pekka Hamalainen and Benjamin H. Johnson, 386-88. Boston: Wadsworth Cengage
Learning, 2012. Excerpt from "Mexican Immigrants in the United States."
Survey 20 (September 1912).
Valadez, Martin. "Migration: To the United States, 1876-1940." In M-Z, edited by
Michael S. Werner, 890-92. Vol. II of Encyclopedia of Mexico: History,
Society and Culture. Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn, 1997.
Gonzalez, Gilbert G., and Raul Fernandez. "Empire and the Origins of
Twentieth-Century Migration from Mexico to the United States." Pacific
Historical Review 71, no. 1 (February 2002): 19-57. Accessed November 4,
Library of Congress. "Immigration...Mexican." Library of Congress. Accessed
November 4, 2014. http://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/