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History and Political Science Research Guide: Introduction

A research guide to access hard-copy and online resources. "We are all inseparable from our times. If you don't know history, it is as if you were born yesterday." Howard Zinn, Historian

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Chicago Citation Style

The Chicago-Style Citation Quick Guide website provides information and examples for both Chicago Style citation systems: notes-bibliography and author-date.

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Welcome to Ryan Library’s  History & Political Science Research Guide! If you have further question, contact librarian Robin Lang, visit the Research Help Desk in Ryan Library, or chat with a librarian online using the Ask a Librarian box.

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CA History: HIS 3070

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This guide includes information on finding reference books, print books, e-books, print journals, online journals, and websites on California history.

APSA Citation Style

Visit this site for a PDF copy of the American Political Science Association's Style Manual: