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AFAM 013 / ENGL 005 Counternarratives: Black Historical Fictions: Citing Sources

This is a library research guide meant help students in AFAM 013/ ENGL 005 locate primary and secondary source materials related to their course available via Yale University Library.

Citation Style Guides

Here are some resources for MLA (Modern Language Association) Style:

Here is a link to the Chicago Manual of Style Online:

In addition, the Purdue OWL (Online Writing Lab) offers helpful overviews of MLA and other citation styles. Here is the link to the overview of the MLA Style.

Citation Management Tools

The Yale Software Library offers a number of licensed reference management programs that can be used by the community. Perhaps the most popular is RefWorks.

Zotero is another popular option and is freely available online.

For more information and an overview of several of the resources that are available, consult our citation management guide.

Poorvu Center for Teaching and Learning Tips for Using Sources

Reference and Citation Workshops

Every semester, on an on-going basis, the Yale Library offers several literature review and bibliography workshops, as well as workshops dedicated to using different citation management programs like RefWorks and Zotero and workshops dedicated to learning how to avoid plagiarism. You can find a list of workshops offered here.