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MUSC145 Introduction to Jazz Fall 2020

Citation Format for Essay/Musical Analysis

You may choose to format your paper in MLA or Chicago citation style. Footnotes or end notes may be used, though the style should remain consistent throughout the body of the paper.

Citing and Formatting

Use the cite button in the library catalog to format a book you find there. Many databases have a cite feature as well.

UNC Citation Builder
Create citations in the right format using this web form

Examples of bibliographic (works cited) citation formatting for music recordings, web and other resources can be found here:

McGill University (includes examples for sound recording liner notes and other music formats in Chicago style)

Examples of electronic resources in Chicago citation style from Perdue University.

Examples of electronic resources in MLA citation style from Perdue University.

UNC Writing Center

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Check out the resource on writing about music.


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