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Art: Cite Sources

Research resources for the visual arts.

Why We Cite

Citations are an important part of the scholarly conversation. They ...

  • demonstrate the research path an author uses to develop an idea
  • demonstrate your usage of relevant scholarly works and evidence on a topic
  • document the extent of your research activity

Citations and a good bibliography lead researchers to other pertinent information sources.


When to Cite

  • When you directly quote someone else
  • When you reference another person's ideas
  • When you outline someone else's argument or line of reasoning

Citing Sources

FOR ART: Chicago Manual of Style

Your Librarian

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Margaret Ericson
Bixler Art and Music Library, Rm 136
Bixler Art/Music Building
Sabbatical, August 1, 2018 - January 31, 2019.
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