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Citations in Music
The preferred style guide for music research papers and reports depends upon the type of research being conducted. While experimental, or qualitative, research tends to be reported using APA, most other music research (historical, descriptive, etc) uses Turabian for papers and reports. Most of your work at Salem will fall into this second category, necessitating that you use Turabian as your style guide. IF YOUR PROFESSOR DOES NOT SPECIFY WHICH STYLE TO USE, ASK!
The RFAL owns two copies of the latest edition of Turabian. One copy is on permanent reserve and kept behind the desk, and the other is on the open reserve shelf.
A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations by
Call Number: FACREF LB2369 .T8 2013
Publication Date: 2013-04-03
Now in its eighth edition, A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations has been fully revised to meet the needs of today's writers and researchers. Style and citation recommendations have been revised throughout to reflect the sixteenth edition of The Chicago Manual of Style. With an appendix on paper format and submission that has been vetted by dissertation officials from across the country and a bibliography with the most up-to-date listing of critical resources available, A Manual for Writers remains the essential resource for students and their teachers.