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Different disciplines require different citation formats, i.e., the order of the elements in the citation and the use of punctuation marks vary. Ask your faculty which style guide is appropriate for the course. Be consistent. Be precise.
How do you spell "Mendelssohn"? Where do you place the hyphen in "Beethoven" if it breaks between two lines? Is it "premiere" or "premi#65533;re"? The answers and much more can be found in this completely revised and updated resource for authors, students, editors, concert producers--anyone who deals with classical music in print. This essential volume covers some of the thorniest issues of musical discourse: how to go about describing musical works and procedures in prose, the rules for citations in notes and bibliography, and proper preparation of such materials as musical examples, tables, and illustrations. One section discusses program notes, another explains the requirements for submitting manuscripts and electronic files. A new section outlines best practices for student writers. An appendix lists common problem words.
The Associated Press 2009 Stylebook and briefing on media law by Associated Press Staff (Editor)
Call Number: REF PN4783 .A83 2009
Scientific Style and Format
by Council of Science Editors, Style Manual Committee Staff
Call Number: REF T11 .S386 2014
Widely used guide in natural and physical sciences and related fields.
The ACS Style Guide
by Lorrin R. Garson (Editor); Anne M. Coghill (Editor)