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Music: Referencing Guide

Referencing style

The Music Faculty recommends that students use the MHRA (Modern Humanities Research Association)  referencing system.  In some areas of Music and Science the alternative APA (American Psychological Association) system is to be preferred. 

For citing audiovisual materials, the Faculty recommends the guidelines issued by the British Universities Film and Video Council which are available for download from their website.

To find out more about the University of Cambridge's view on plagiarism and good academic practice, as well as further advise on how and when to reference, visit these guidance pages.  

Cite Them Right provides further guidance on specific styles.

Specific advice for music students

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Other Referencing advice

You will find reference management software  useful for creating bibliographies: