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World History: Tools for Researchers

Last Updated: Mar 4, 2024 10:06 AM

Research and Writing Guides

Historical Research and Writing Guides

How to Write a Historiographical Essay

Dissertation Preparation


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Citation Management & Style

  • EndNote: The University at Buffalo Libraries provide EndNote™ citation management software to UB's academic community under the terms of a site license funded by the UB Libraries and the student technology fee. These tutorial videos show you how to start using EndNote and get the most from the program: YouTube Thomson Reuters EndNote Training Videos.
  • ZoteroZotero offers free, web-integrated citation management software.  While Zotero is not supported or generally taught by staff at UB Libraries, it remains popular with many users.
  • Citing Sources: This research guide, prepared by UB Libraries, offers solid guidance and orientation for using most of the major citation styles.
  • Purdue Online Writing Lab (Purdue OWL): The Purdue OWL offers a comprehensive, easy-to-use, and detailed guide to academic writing, from argumentation to citation style.

Sioux Teepee

Karl Bodmer, Sioux Teepee (from Travels in North America, Vol. 1). 1833. United States. Aquatint on paper. Public domain (Source: 1).

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The Monastery of Trinity and St. Sergius

Fyodor Alekseyev, The Monastery of Trinity and St. Sergius. 1800. Russia. Ink and watercolor on paper. Public domain (Source: 2).

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