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Music: Writing and Citing

Find books, research databases, journal articles, and more in the area of music.

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.

-Thank you to Jason Phillips-

Writing About Music

808.06678 ebscohost 2014 (ebook)
Writing About Music: A Style Guide
Author: D. Kern Holoman
Berkeley : University of California Press

808.06678 proquest 2010 (ebook)
A style and usage guide to writing about music
Author: Thomas Donahue
Lanham, MD : Scarecrow Press

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Citing Guides

Citation Managers

[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.

Visit our Zotero page to get started.

-Thank you to Jason Phillips-