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Music Education: Citation Tools, Academic Integrity, and Copyright

Turabian / Chicago

Chicago Manual of Style, 16th ed. citation guide from Purdue University's Online Writing Lab (OWL). 

Chicago / Turabian Style; Quick Reference Guide, 7th ed.  from Cardinal Stritch University

Chicago / Turabian Documentation Style from the Writing Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

This handy chart from OWL compares 3 citation styles:  MLA, APA, and Chicago (CMS). 


APA Style Guides

APA Formatting and Style Guide from Purdue's Online Writing Lab (OWL).

Brief APA (American Psychological Association) tutorials to using APA style.

APA Style Blog  The official companion to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th ed. It's run by a group of experts who work with APA Style every day.

Quick guide to APA style from the Writing Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

APA Exposed: Everything You Wanted to Know About APA Formatting but Were Afraid to Ask A thorough video tutorial on APA citation created by Wendy K. Mages, Ed.D at Harvard University.

AMA and MLA Style Guides

Purdue OWL (Online Writing Lab) - MLA Style

Using the MLA Style Handbook 8th edition from Williams College.

Locating journal title abbreviations

These sources will help you find abbreviations for journal titles.  They will also help you find complete journal titles when you have only the title abbreviations.

PubMed Single Citation Matcher Search by either complete journal title or abbreviation.

Web of Science journal abbreviations  Journal titles must be searched alphabetically.

Copyright Tutorials

Music Copyright Tutorials  - Check out these excellent tutorials on music copyright, created by librarians and students at William & Mary.

Citing Music Sources

You will also find examples for citing music sources in this LibGuide Citation Styles for Music available from Baldwin Wallace University.

How to Cite Miscellaneous Sources  from the Yale Writing Center.

Plagiarism and Academic Integrity

SU Academic Integrity policy and procedures  

SU Writing Center 

Avoiding Plagiarism From Purdue University's Online Writing Lab. Excellent source for definitions, examples, and resources related to academic integrity and particularly plagiarism.

Citation Managers

These online citation managers offer a convenient way to organize and keep track of your references.  

Mendeley This citation manager allows you to organize, annotate, and generate bibliographies from PDF documents.
Zotero    Another free, easy-to-use Firefox extension to help you collect, manage, cite, and share your research sources. 

 Caution:  No citation manager creates perfect citations. Check all your citations before submitting your work.