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Dance: Citations

Starting points for research in dance
URL: https://guides.lib.uci.edu/dance

Writing About Dance

Writing about dance can be difficult. Wendy Oliver has written an excellent book that provides guidance on how to write about an art form that is very experiential and performative. UCI has this book available both physically and online.

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 17th 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

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.

Performing Arts Librarian

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Scott Stone
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