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History 200A: History of Travel and Mobility in America

course guide

Managing Your Sources


Go directly to Zotero



Free. Works with the Firefox 2.0 web browser. Developed by historians to support historical research. Flexible software allows you to take snapshots of web pages, and to organize your notes along with your sources. Is not web-based, meaning that you can get access to your files only on your own PC, whether or not you are online.   Zotero software and all of the files are located on your hard drive. A special plug-in allows you to insert formatted footnotes and bibliographies into MS Word.

EndNote is also a popular citation management tool. Users of EndNote currently must purchase the software. 

Guides to Chicago Style

Chicago Manual of Style (Print ed.)