Pitt librarians have created several other LibGuides that may help you with your research for this project. Here are links to some of them:
This guide will assist you in developing a research topic and subsequent paper for HIST 0500 Colonial Latin America
Learn to distinguish between primary and secondary sources; learn strategies for finding primary sources.
These guides will help you with formatting citations
Organizing your research and putting your ideas down on paper can be difficult. You can get writing help at the Writing Center.
Keep track of all of your reference lists and bibliographies. Pitt's library resources work with citation management tools and allow you to import citations from sources like PITTCat+ and article databases.
Correctly citing information is an essential skill for any academic researcher. Our Major Citation Styles guide provides links to several online style guides covering the basics of correctly citing your sources.
It's often best to consult the official style guides when in doubt. Most ULS libraries will have copies of such popular citation style guides as the American Psychological Association, the Modern Language Association, or the Chicago Manual of Style.
Each of the academic units of the University of Pittsburgh expect students to follow a similar code of academic integrity recommended by the Provost's office.
"A student has an obligation to exhibit honesty and to respect the
ethical standards of the academy in carrying out his or her academic
This is considered violated if the student "(p)resents as one's own, for academic evaluation, the ideas, representations, or words of another person or persons without customary and proper acknowledgment of sources."