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Writing about music: Style manuals, writing guides, citation guides

Style manuals and writing guides for music

Citation guides for music

The Chicago Manual of Style (17th edition)

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA)

  • The preferred style in music education and music technology.
  • Ref BF76.7 P83 2010
  • Sampsel, Laurie J. Music Research: A Handbook. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013. See especially Appendix E: "Chicago Style at Your Fingertips." ML113 S28 2013 (In Library Use)
  • Donahue, Thomas. A Style and Usage Guide to Writing about Music. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2010. See especially Chapter 8: "Citations." ML3797 D76 2010


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