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Citing Your Sources
When writing papers you will be expected to cite the sources that you refer to. Whether you are using direct quotations or paraphrasing another author's thoughts, you need to provide a citation so that your readers can follow your trail. Your professor will let you know what the preferred style guide is for your class, but many use the Chicago Manual or Turabian.
Practices in Music Research
The Best Practices for Research and use of materials provided by the American Musicological Society.
Citation Manager Overview
What Citation Managers Do and Features to Consider / Overview of major tools
This academic software indexes and organizes all of your PDFs and research papers into your own personal digital bibliography. Search, organize and cite in Mendeley, and share and connect with others.
A free, easy-to-use Firefox extension to help you collect, manage, cite, and share your research sources.
EndNote is software that allows you to keep track of your citations, organize them into folders, and create references and bibliographies in your papers.
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