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This guide, created by the History Department at Queens College (CUNY), will show you how to write a historiographical essay. It also includes a sample essay broken down into sections (thesis, example, analysis, conclusion, bibliography).
Working in Archival Collections
These links were suggested on a 4/29/15 H-HistBibl post by Dominique Daniel. I thought they offered great hacks and a feel for what else is possible. Enjoy!
Scrivener is a Microsoft Windows product (for Mac and PC) that helps you organize your research paper into manageable chunks (that in a single Word file would have to be organized by outline) and attach reading material to yourp project as well. The education version is under $40 as of March 2013. The video tutorial below shows you the basics.
'Information on the Chicago Manual of Style method of document formatting and citation. These resources follow the 16th edition of the Chicago Manual of Style, which was issued in September 2010.' Purdue University Online Writing Lab.
Legacy RefWorks is the older version of the online research management, citation, and bibliography tool. This version will be available for the foreseeable future. Legacy Refworks users have the option to update to the new version of RefWorks once logged in.
This is an abbreviated list intended to help connect students to commonly sought resources. For a complete list of resources see the CCNY List of Offices and Services, visit: http://www.ccny.cuny.edu/about/offices-services.cfm