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Music: Academic Literacy 114


Welcome to the Academic Literacy page on the Music Library guide.
This page contains information on access to Library sources related to your course.

#SmartResearcher workshops

Where to search for information


Library Homepage


Library Search


Music Library guide: Databases & Finding Articles


Suggested databases

  • Oxford Music Online for Grove Music Online
  • ProQuest: Music Periodicals Database

Referencing checklist

Take note of the following:


Example of reference list:


Harvard A-Z list

To access the Harvard A-Z list:

Music library guide:

The 'Referencing' tab and the link to the ‘Find, access and use information effectively: a step by step guide'.

Library homepage: Quick links: Referencing


The Harvard A-Z section contains the following information:


Sources on referencing

Layout of bibliographic records (rules)

Layout for:

  • Book
  • Chapter in a book
  • Article
  • Website

Rules for individual elements of a bibliographic record:

  • Author
  • Date
  • Title: Subtitle
  • Volume
  • Edition
  • Place of Publication: Publisher
  • Page numbers
  • URLs (Internet addresses)
  • Journal volume and issue

Additional information:

  • Footnotes
  • Citation within citation (Secondary reference)
  • Reference list & Order of references
  • Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

A-Z list of examples

  • Different types of sources
  • Format of sources for a reference list
  • Format of sources for in-text referencing