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MUSC 302W: Musicianship VI: Citation Help

This LibGuide was created for Dr. Binder's and Dr. Vilkner's Musicianship VI classes as a resource to help with the research assignment.

Citation Styles

For the purposes of this class, you are encouraged to use APA citations. However, if you choose, you may opt to go with any other standard citation formats, such as MLA. Please inform Dr. Binder or Dr. Vilkner if you are using one of these alternate citation styles.

APA Style

APA (American Psychological Association) style is most commonly used to cite sources within the social sciences.

APA style makes use of in-text citations for both direct quotations and paraphrased references to sources. The in-text citation should always be at the end of the sentence, like in this sentence (Author, Year). A references section should also be included at the end of your paper in alphabetical order.

Examples of APA citations:

Article basic citation form: Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (Year). Title of article. Title of Periodical, volume number(issue number), pages. 

Book basic citation form: Author, A. A. (Year of publication). Title of work: Capital letter also for subtitle. Location: Publisher.

More examples can be found at Purdue OWL

Gumberg Library Research Guide