Fine & Performing Arts: Citing Sources
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:
- EasyBib (via Iona subscription)
- Get the EasyBib app for Apple and Android to find and save citations on-the-go
- Try the EasyBib browser extension for Google Chrome to easily cite websites and other online resources
- Watch: "A Brief Intro to EasyBib" to learn how the tool works
- NoodleBib (via Iona subscription)
- Zotero (free citation tool)
- Cite-U-Like (free citation tool)
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.