Following the sources cited in a book or article that you're reading for your research is a way to find other relevant sources. Does our library have the following items?
To find more recently published work, use Google Scholar to find out what publications cited a book or article.
For example, this book is cited by 28 sources in Google Scholar:
Wells, Cheryl A. Civil War Time: Temporality & Identity in America, 1861-1865. University of Georgia Press, 2005.
Chicago style is used a wide range of disciplines in the social sciences and humanities