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MU221 Black Music Matters: The Magical Negrx: Cite Sources

MU221 Black Music Matters: The Magical Negrx


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Online Style Guides

Complete list of online Style Guides

OWL-The Purdue Online Writing Lab-demystifies the Chicago Manual of Style

Citing sound recordings in the Chicago Manual of style

Research and Documentation Online by Diana Hacker

Citation Style


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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