Quotations, Footnotes, and Endnotes

Quotations are a key part of almost every historical paper, but they must be used carefully.

Footnotes and endnotes are the primary means of historical citation, not just for quotations, but for any material, ideas, facts, concepts, or theories not your own.

See the following pages for more information about when and how to use quotations and when and how to cite correctly.

Using Quotations

Ellipses & Brackets

Footnotes & Endnotes

Content Notes

Citation Guide

Citing Non-Print Resources / Media Citations