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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Architecture: History: Citing Sources

Resources on architectural history.

Style Manuals

Citation Examples

Journal Article

Pears, Richard. "Battle of the Styles? Classical and Gothic Architecture in Seventeenth-Century North-East England." Architectural History 55 (2012): 79-110. 


Davies, Paul. Architectural History Retold. London: Routledge, 2016.

Article from Database

Stillman, Damie. "American Architectural History, 1955-2000." American Art 14, no. 3 (2000): 19-21.

Citation Management

Keep track of citations for books, articles, and other types of sources while you're researching with citation management software like the ones listed below. These tools can also help integrate citations into text and create bibliographies and reference lists.

To learn more about citation managers, check out the Citation Manager Software Overview.


This is a free tool supported by Firefox. Download it on their website or check out the Library's guide to Zotero.


Endnote is another commonly-used citation manager. This software is not free but they do offer student discounts. For more information, see the Library's guide to Endnote.