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Music Library Guide: Referencing, Citations & RefWorks

a library guide for Music & Dance students

Citation handbooks and guides

SA College of Music

The new (2014+) preferred style manual for the SA College of Music is the Chicago Manual of Style.

The 14th ed. is on the TR (reference) shelf:TR 808.02 CHIC. The 16th edition is on order.

The guide at Purdue University is highly recommended. It is easy to follow and includes most formats. 

 UCT School of Dance

The preferred style for the School of Dance is the APA (American Psychological Association) style

TR 808.06615 CONC: Concise rules of APA style. 6th ed. TR 808.06615 MAST: Mastering the APA style

The guide at Purdue University is highly recommended. It is easy to follow and includes most formats. 

Other referencing styles:

UCT Author-date Referencing Guide (2016)

Reference Management Tools

The University of Cape Town subscribes to RefWorks, a web-based reference management service used for storing and organizing references. UCT staff and students may use RefWorks on campus and also off-campus (by logging in via EZProxy). Have a look at the RefWorks libguide for more information.

Guides by RefWorks:

 

The University of Cape Town subscribes to EndNote, which is a reference management tool used to store and organize references. UCT staff and students can access EndNote on campus and off-campus (by logging in via EZProxy). Have a look at the EndNote Libguide for more information.

 

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