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Music: Citation styles

Starting points for research in music
URL: http://guides.lib.uci.edu/music

Bibliographic Management Software

The UCI Libraries' guide, Bibliographic Management Software, describes and compares programs widely used by students, faculty, and other researchers to keep track of their research materials.  The four programs described in this guide are:

Citation Styles and Writing Guides

Chicago

Access the Chicago Manual of Style online (must login through VPN if off campus)

  • Generally speaking, you're probably most interested in Chapter 14: Documentation: Notes and Bibliography when creating your footnotes and bibliographies.

Several copies of the 16th edition of the Chicago Manual of Style are available in the Ready Reference section of Langson Library.

The Purdue OWL: Chicago Manual of Style Guide is an excellent resource to help you figure out how to properly cite materials in your papers.

MLA

Several copies of the 7th edition of the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers are available in the Ready Reference section of Langson Library.

The Purdue OWL: MLA Formatting and Style Guide is an excellent resource to help you figure out how to properly cite materials in your papers.

 

Writing About Music

These books provide handy tips on how to effectively write about music:

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