The Center for Writing & Learning (CWL), located in Howarth 109, offers students opportunities to get help on all aspects of the writing process. Services include:
Sound Writing is the official writing handbook on campus, written by student writing advisors and specifically tailored to the needs of Puget Sound students and their faculty.
In addition to supporting the development of successful academic writing skills, Sound Writing also includes sections on research methods, writing in the disciplines, and more.
Sound Writing provides help with three citation styles: MLA, APA, and Chicago (notes & bibliography).
Current Edition: 2020
The Chicago Manual of Style is most commonly used in music, but it's best to check with your instructor to determined what is preferred.
The library has two quick guides to the Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition):
There are also two research management tools used to organize and cite sources:
An online research management, writing and collaboration tool designed to help researchers easily gather, manage, store and share all types of information, as well as generate citations and bibliographies.
A knowledge management tool.
Citations are key to participating in the scholarly community. They are a way to converse with other scholars, but they also: