Music information resources: Citing & writing

Subject specific guides

Irvine's writing about music [print]


APA | MLA | Chicago/Turabian
SFU Library guides to common citation styles in research.

Citation or reference management tools
Collect journal articles, books, or other document citations together in one place, and help create properly formatted bibliographies in almost any style — in seconds.  Citation management tools help keep track of sources while you work and store your references for future use and reuse.

Citing Music Sources in Your Essay and Bibliography
(Chicago/Turabian style) from the University of Western Ontario Music Library

SFU Library plagiarism guide
Discusses what plagiarism is and how you can avoid it. Includes a plagiarism tutorial to test yourself on the topic of plagiarism.


Information on writing for university and two-page handouts about writing, provided by the Student Learning Commons.

Writing your thesis? Try the SFU Library guide to Preparing and Submitting your Thesis.

Further resources

See the SFU Library's Writing and Style Guides for further information on citation styles and guides to writing.