Welcome to the SCC Library Research Guide for MUS 231: Music History I! If you need help, don't hesitate to contact a librarian (look below for contact info)!
Example Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition) citation of an article from The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians:
First footnote at the bottom of a page in the research paper (for information appearing on p. 822 of the article on Vivaldi):
1. Michael Talbot, “Vivaldi, Antonio (Lucio),” in The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, ed. Stanley Sadie (London: Macmillan Publishers Limited, 2001), 822.
Corresponding entry on the Bibliography page at the end of the paper:
Talbot, Michael. “Vivaldi, Antonio (Lucio).” In The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, edited by Stanley Sadie, 817-843. London: Macmillan Publishers Unlimited, 2001.
You will only have to change the author's name (the author of the article), title of the article, and page numbers.
In Oxford Music Online you will retrieve articles from different sources. To find an article that appears in the print edition of , look for the source .
For the Chicago style citation, click "Cite" on the top right corner of the article.
Library databases contain articles from sources such as reference books, academic journals, magazines, and newspapers. The following library databases will provide excellent information on music history topics.
Most databases have a citation tool that will cite the articles for you. For Chicago style, choose the Chicago: (NB) or Chicago: system of documentation, which uses a system of notes (e.g., footnotes) and a bibliography.
Note: This differs from the Author-Date References format.
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