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D. Hiden Ramsey Library, University of North Carolina at Asheville
History majors use the Turabian style of citation attribution.
For examples of past thesis work from the History department, please visit the Special Collections website.
UNCA has subscriptions and access to a number of citation management systems. Citation management systems are programs that aid researchers with organizing and citing information.
Key Print Resources
A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations by
Call Number: LB2369 .T8 2007
Publication Date: 2007-04-15
This seventh edition of Turabian's "Manual" is a classic reference revised for a new age. It is tailored to a new generation of writers using tools its original author could not have imagined--while retaining the clarity and authority that generations of scholars have come to associate with the name Turabian.
Writing History by
Call Number: D16 .S864 2004
Publication Date: 2003-07-17
Bringing together practical methods from both history and composition,Writing Historyprovides a wealth of tips and advice to help students research and write essays for history classes. The book covers all aspects of writing about history, including finding topics and researching them, interpreting source materials, drawing inferences from sources, and constructing arguments. It concludes with three chapters that discuss writing effective sentences, using precise wording, and revising. Using numerous examples from the works of cultural, political, and social historians,WritingHistoryserves as an ideal supplement to history courses that require students to conduct research. The second edition includes expanded sections on plagiarism, interviewing, and topic selection, as well as new sections on searching and using the Internet.
Online Citation Management Tools Available Through UNC Asheville
Flow is a new way to collect, manage and organize research papers and documents. You can read, annotate, organize, and cite your research as well as collaborate with friends and colleagues by sharing collections. (User registration required)
Online bibliographic management program that allows users to create a personal database of references and generate bibliographies in a variety of formats. (User registration required)
BibMe AutoFills citations for you. Download your MLA, APA, Chicago, or Turabian bibliography in RTF for free. (User registration required)
Zotero is a powerful, easy-to-use research tool that helps you gather, organize, and analyze sources and then share the results of your research. (User registration required)
(free for UNC Asheville students, faculty, and staff.
GROUP CODE: RWUNCAsheville)
(free for use)
(free basic access)
(free for UNC Asheville students, faculty, and staff)