To credit others' intellectual and creative works and to avoid plagiarism, it is important to cite all sources consulted in your paper. This guide will help you understand what citations are and how to present them in your academic work.
The primary focus here is the Chicago citation style which is one of the most commonly used formats in music. Information about other styles such as APA, IEEE, MLA and citing in foreign languages is also provided.
Different music disciplines may use different citation styles. Here is a general overview.