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Music Education

This subject guide is designed to provide resources that will help with your Music Education coursework

Chicago/Turabian Style

Chicago Style and Turabian and are essentially the same, though there are a few small differences in Turabian.


Chicago Style

There are two forms of Chicago Style, find out which format you need to follow:

Notes-Bibliography Author-Date
Creating Notes Creating an In-text Citation
Forming a Bibliography Forming a Reference List
Note Example Author Example

WTAMU faculty, staff, and students have access to the full manual online.

The Manual is also available in print at the library:


Turabian

For those needing Turabian, you can consult the Turabian Quick Guide provided by the University of Chicago Press or consult the following manual at the library:


If you need help, contact the writing center or 

 

 

Why Cite?

Using someone else's words or ideas without giving them credit is called plagiarism. Avoid plagiarism by learning to correctly cite your sources any time you borrow from someone else. The Student Code Of Conduct outlines how plagiarism is defined at WT.

What is Style?

Writing styles are sets of standards for:

  • How to format a paper: font, margins, structure
  • How to structure citations, both within the text and for the list of sources at the end of the paper
  • The way a paper will be written: grammar, word usage, etc.
  • What counts as evidence in a discipline

Ask your professor what style you should be using! Use the resources bellow for more information.

Other Helpful Citation Resources

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  • Stop by the first floor Research & Access Desk anytime the library is open