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Music Citation and Writing: Citation & Style Guides

This guide lists resources for researching and writing about music, and creating citations for music resources.

General Resources


Online Resources


Style guide of the American Psychological Association, most likely to be used in the sciences, social sciences, and music education.

Style Guides


Chicago: Style guide of the University of Chicago, often used in the humanities, literature, and arts.
Turabian: An alternative/expanded guide derived from Chicago style.

Style Guides


Style of the Modern Language Association, often used in the humanities, literature, and arts.

Style Guides

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