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Research Guides@Tufts

Genealogy & Family History

This is a general guide in getting started with your family history and

Citation Guide

Cover of Chicago 17th edition   The Chicago Manual of Style is the citation style your
    professor requests you to use.

    It is also available online

    and in Research Hub, Room 224, Z 253 .U69.     

    Example citations and additional resources are available on
    the Chicago Style Guide.

    Use the Chicago-Style Citation Quick Guide for more examples of different format types (chapters in books, electronic journals,etc.) when using footnotes and bibliographies.

Citing Your Sources

Modified QuickSheet - Elizabeth Shown Mills: (Mills, Elizabeth Shown. QuickSheet: Citing Online Historical Resources. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. 2007.)

"Year United States Federal Census," database, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed Day Month Year), entry for Name, City, County, State.

1880 United States Federal Census," database, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 10 January 2010), entry for Melichor Reik, Evart, Osceola, Michigan.

Bibliography form:

"1880 United States Federal Census." Database. Ancestry.com. http://www.ancestry.com : 2010.

Full Footnote:

1. "1880 United States Federal Census," database, Ancestry.com (Http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 10 January 2010), entry for Melichor Reik, Evart, Osceola County, Michigan.

Short or subsequent note:

11. "1880 U.S. Federal Census," Ancestry.com database entry for Melichor Reik, Evart, Osceola Co., Michigan.

Help with Research

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Connie Reik
Contact:
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Connie.Reik@tufts.edu
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