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HIST491 Senior Seminar



This guide is a starting point for identifying, locating, and evaluating material in a wide variety of formats related to research in the field of History in the Carmichael Library, in academic libraries throughout the globe, and on the Internet. If you need research assistance for HIST491  please contact Professor Lowe.


The Strong thesis will—

  • identify sources in a variety of formats 
  • accurately document all sources 
  • follow guidelines for endnotes or footnotes exactly 
  • reference at least ten scholarly sources 
  • list all sources alphabetically in a Bibliography or Works Cited page following Turabian/Chicago Manual of Style guidelines 
  • match all bibliographic entries with endnotes/footnotes