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Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia: Writing a Paper & Bibliography
Tips on methods and sources for research on ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia.
Use correct bibliographic style to create your bibliography. Each bibliographic entry as well as the whole bibliography page must be formatted correctly. Ask your professor which style is required. Some professors insist on one style; some don't care as long as you are consistent. See the guides to some of the most common styles at the links below.
You can also use RefWorks to store your bibliographic data and create bibliographies in any style. Sign up for a free account that you can use throughout your college career and even after you graduate.
Historians use the Chicago Manual of Style. To access the latest edition, click on the link at the bottom of the page.
Provides complete full-text access to the 15th and 16th editions of The Chicago Manual of Style as well as the Chicago Style Q&A. Also provides access to the Chicago-Style Citation Quick Guide for examples of how to use Chicago-style citation.