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For history and theory research papers, Chicago style is commonly used. For music education research papers, Turabian style is used.

The Chicago Manual of Style web site includes a quick guide, resources for students, and more.


Check Butler Libraries citation LibGuide which includes a section on Chicago and Turabian citation styles. Also check out a quick guide on Citing Music Sources in Your Essay and Bibliography.


Sarah Ward is the Fine Arts & Music Librarian.

For cataloguing issues,  ask Lisa Bennett and Janice Gustaferro.  Consult the various performing arts LibGuides for resource guidance.