Properly citing primary sources is important--and ethically necessary--to provide full credit to the creators and publishers of documents, and to allow future scholars to find the source quickly and correctly. The examples below use style guidelines that are commonly used in history (Chicago) and language arts (MLA) disciplines.
Additional information may be found in the Purdue Online Writing Lab's section on the the Chicago Manual Style. You may also consult our copies of The Chicago Manual of Style (15th ed.) or Kate L. Turabian's Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations (7th ed.), which presents what is commonly known as the "Turabian" citation style, offers slight modifications suited to student texts.
Additional information may be found in the Purdue Online Writing Lab's section on MLA Style. You may also consult our copies of the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (7th ed.).
When you search UTC's catalog and digital collections, the resulting pages have temporary URLs. These materials require a special procedure for finding a permanent URL. Step-by-step instructions for bookmarking items are found in Link to Resources.