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ART: Art History: Writing & Citing

Citing Sources

The primary reasons for citing sources in a research paper are to give credit to the authors whose work you have drawn upon and to allow readers to track down your sources, should they wish to do so.

There are many style guides for formatting citations and creating bibliographies.  Turabian (a simplified version of Chicago) is frequently used, but you may be called upon to use others.

See the box at the right for tools to help you format citations and bibliographies.

For other assistance, please visit the UAFS Writing Center.  The Writing Center is a part of the Academic Success Center and is located in the Vines Building, Room 202. Check hours of availability.

Citing Gov Info

Citation Guides

Writing about Art

A Short Guide to Writing About Art. By Sylvan Barnet.  Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Pearson/Prentice Hall, 2011.

808.0667 B2641sg 2011

Useful 10th edition guide.  Shows how to analyze art and suggests tools needed for effective writing.

Zotero Citation Manager

[zoh-TAIR-oh] is a free, easy-to-use Firefox extension to help you collect, manage, cite, and share your research sources. It lives right where you do your work - in the web browser itself.

Other Citation Tools

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