Department of History



On-line resources are becoming more common, and students tend to prefer to go to them first before consulting the old fashioned paper variety of scholarship. The information below will assist students in choosing quality on-line resources and citing them properly in their papers.

Footnotes of Websites

1. Transportation for Illinois Coalition, "Federal Funding for Rail Passenger Service: A White Paper from the Transportation for Illinois Coalition," Transportation for Illinois Coalition, http://www (accessed June 1, 2008).

2. Stop, "Green Building for Climate Protection,", http://www (accessed April 23, 2008).

3. Douglas O. Linder, "Strict Constructionism and the Strike Zone," University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, (accessed May 1, 2008).

4. MSN Encarta, Indian Ocean map, MSN Encarta, _ocean.html (accessed January 1, 2008).

5. Encyclopedia Britannica Online, s.v. "Global Warming," (accessed January 31, 2008).


Footnotes of Articles found using Library Search Engines

1. Thomas E. Cronin, "An Insurgent Congress and the Imperial Presidency," Political Science Quarterly 95, No. 2 (Summer 1980): 209-237, In JSTOR, 2149365.pdf (accessed June 1, 2008).