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Woodruff Library offers workshops and tech support for both programs.
Be sure to verify early on with your professor or thesis/dissertation advisor which citation style you should use for your paper or thesis/dissertation.The two most common for Film and Media Studies are Chicago/Turabian and the Modern Language Association (MLA).
Turabian, Kate L. A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses and Dissertations, 8th ed.
Reference Call Number: LB2369 .T8 2013
Chicago Manual of Style, 16th Edition (2010)
Reference Call Number: Z253 .U69 2010
Turabian Quick Guide (U of Chicago Press)
Chicago Manual of Style Online (The full text of the print version.)
Chicago/Turabian Documentation (University of Wisconsin-Madison Writing Center)
Perdue Online Writing Lab - Research and Citation Resources