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A guide to sources in print and online in the Arts and Humanities.
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Citation Style Guides

  • Chicago Manual of Style  
    Available in Reference and Ready Reference
    PN147 .C45 2010
  • Chicago Style Citation Quick Guide  
  • MLA handbook for Writers of Research Papers.  
    Available in Reference and Ready Reference
    PN147 .G53 2009
  • MLA Style  
  • Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association.  
    Available in Reference and Ready Reference
    BF76.7 .P83 2010
  • APA Citation Style  
  • Turabian: A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations
    Available in Reference and Ready Reference
    LB 2369. T8 2007
  • Turabian Style  

Online Reference Sources

  • Credo Reference
    An online reference collection, and it features full-text content from hundreds of reference books covering a broad range of subjects.
  • Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online  
    Biographical and critical essays on the lives, works and careers of the world's most influential literary figures from all eras, genres and countries.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
    Includes 85 reference sources including encyclopedias, almanacs, series and more.
  • Grove Music Online  
    The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians,
    The New Grove Dictionary of Opera
    The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz
    Encyclopedia of Popular Music
    The Oxford Dictionary of Music and
    The Oxford Companion to Music
  • Literature Criticism Online  
    Contemporary Literary Criticism (CLC) v.290 (2010) --
    Literature Criticism from 1400 to 1800 (LC) v.177 (2010)--
    Nineteenth-Century Literary Criticism (NCLC) v.227 (2010)--
    Poetry Criticism (PC) v.1 (1991) - v.117 (2011)
    Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism (TCLC) v.1 (1978) -v. 235 (2010)
  • Oxford Digital Reference Shelf
    Scholarly reference titles in the Arts, Literature and Language, History and Culture, Science, Social Sciences, and Law.
  • Reference Universe
    Reference Universe searches the SMCM Library's print and online reference books.

Additional Resources


What It is and How to Recognize and Avoid It by Indiana University in Bloomington
You Quote It, You Note It! by Vaughan Memorial Library

The Annotated Bibliography

Annotated Bibliographies by Purdue Online Writing Lab
How to Prepare an Annotated Bibliography by Olin & Uris Libraries at Cornell University

The Literature Review

The Literature Review by The University of Toronto
Literature Reviews by UNC at Chapel Hill


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