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Citing Art, Music, Images, & Social Media: Welcome

This LibGuide aims to support anyone working to cite more than a book.

Citing more than a book, Citing art, music images and social media Header

This LibGuide aims to support anyone working to cite more than a book / journal.  You will find general examples for MLA, APA, and Chicago style each of the four (4) major categories listed.  Use this simple tool to assist in your citation quest. Explore the examples and links to other helpful guides.  Make sure to check with your professor and / or the Writing Center if you are having difficulties citing any of your resources.  Don't forget to check out the information on Creative commons!

Citations allow anyone who reads your work to find the items you used in your research. The key to a successful citation is to provide all the information needed for your reader to find the book, article, or other item you are citing. Citing builds your credibility and shows that your ideas are shared by other experts in the field. Citing scholarly, peer-reviewed sources lends extra credibility to your work. Citations avoid plagiarism! Citing your sources properly gives credit to the original author.

Caution: LibGuides will not support hanging indents or first line indents so make sure to check with the appropriate handbooks for formatting.