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Research Guides

HMU111: Introduction to Music and Society

This is a research guide for the course HMU111: Introduction to Music and Society

How to Cite: MLA

University of Toronto Libraries: Citation Styles

University of Toronto Libraries provides a helpful orientation for citing in all styles including MLA. Follow the links under MLA for thorough guides to citing in MLA.

 

How to Cite: The Chicago Manual of Style

The predominant guide for citing your sources in musicology is the Chicago Manual of Style. The 17th edition is available as of Sep. 1, 2017. 

The CMoS can be a challenge to use if you're not familiar with it, so the library created a citation guide with music specific examples throughout. It includes examples of footnotes/endnotes and bibliographic entries, along with links to the CMoS if you'd prefer to read the rules in their entirety. It also includes samples with helpful descriptors identifying the various elements needed for citations, as with the illustrations below:

 

Example of a footnote:

Example of a footnote

Example of a bibliographic entry: