Citing Your Sources
Tips on writing up your research: when to cite, using quotations, paraphrasing, etc.
Chicago Manual of Style Online (complete subscription version)
Music in Words: A Guide to Researching and Writing about Music. Trevor Herbert. 2009.
Print copy: MUSICMEDIA REFERENCE ML3797 .H537 2009
Guidance on writing, conducting research, using libraries and the internet, citing sources, and questions of style.
How to Write about Music: The RILM Manual of Style. 2d ed. James R. Cowdery, ed. 2006.
MUSICMEDIA REFERENCE ML3797 .H69 2006
Deals with many details of wording, usage, citation style, and other technical aspects of preparing a paper.
Writing about Music: An Introductory Guide. 4th ed. Richard J. Wingell. 2009.
MUSICMEDIA REFERENCE ML3797 .W54 2009
How to write effectively about music. Covers research and analytical papers, program notes, and other writing.