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MUSC: Research in Music: Cite


Chicago style

Many of your music courses will use Chicago citation style, a style commonly used by music historians and music theorists.

The USU Libraries has a copy of the Chicago Manual of Style in print in Course Reserves (Room 158) and at the Information Desk (1st floor).

You can also access the manual online via the library's subscription:

Need more help with Chicago? Check out the following for sample citations and tips:

Turabian style

Turabian, used by historians, is a condensed version of the Chicago Manual of Style. The two styles are similar, but not necessarily identical.

APA style

APA is the citation style used by music therapy students.

MLA style

MLA is a citation style used throughout the arts and humanities, including music.

USU Writing Center

Need another set of eyes on your paper? The USU Writing Center can help.

The Writing Center offers face-to-face and online tutoring sessions at a variety of locations and times that fit your schedule. It's easy to make an appointment online.