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MU217 Music Education

Manage and Organize your Research with a Reference Manager

 

It is crucial that you organize your research sources as you conduct your research!  Waiting until you're finished can be disastrous.

Fortunately, there are many reference managers (for organizing research papers - collecting citations, creating bibliographies, etc.) that you may choose from.

 

Citation Styles

Writing About Music: A Style Sheet

ML3797 .W75 2008 (Music Library Reference)

A guide confronting many of the tricky aspects of writing about this discipline:

  • how to describe music works and procedures in prose
  • Rules for running narrative, expository text
  • citations (notes, bibliography)
  • treatment of musical examples, tables, illustrations

How to Write About Music-The RILM Manual of Style

ML3797 .H69 2005 (Music Library Reference)

RILM lays out policies and procedures for issues that confront every author of texts about music. It includes:

  • General elements of writing style that are commonly questioned
  • Issues frequently encountered by writers on music, thought not specifically musical in nature
  • Issues specific to music

MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers

LB2369 .G53 2009

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Chicago Manual of Style

PE1478 .U69 2003

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A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations: Chicago Style for Students and Researchers

PE1478 .T8 2007

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Publication Manual of the American Pyschological Association 

BF76.7 .P83 2010

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