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Fine & Performing Arts: Citing Sources

Subject Research Guide -- School of Arts & Science, Fine and Performing Arts Department

Citation Management Tools

Used in support of academic research and writing, online citation tools are helpful for collecting and manipulating metadata relating to books, journals, papers and websites into appropriately formated bibliographies and citation collections.

We recommend the following tools:

Citation Style Manuals Online

Citation Style Manuals in Print

Most commonly, arts writers use the MLA (Modern Language Association) style for creating bibliographies and citations.  However Chicago (common for art history), Turabian, and occasionally APA styles are also used.  To be certain you are using the correct style for your assignment, please check with the your professor.

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