Music Bibliography Maker

Use this template to cite an entire book, pamphlet, or report. Also, use this template to cite part of a book or encyclopedia, such as an article, chapter, essay, play, poem, or short story. This applies to all formats: print, audio, online, or e-book.

Example – Book, 3 authors, edition

Reilly, Mary Jo, et al. Mexico. 3rd ed., Marshall Cavendish Benchmark, 2012.

Example – E-book, 1 author, downloaded to a device

Arnold, Eric. Volcanoes! Mountains of Fire. E-book, Random House, 2013.

Example – Article in a book, library database, 2 editors

Lerner, K. Lee, and Brenda Wilmoth Lerner, editors. "Soccer.” World of Sports Science, vol. 2, Gale, 2007, pp. 647-49. Gale Virtual Reference Library,​&id=GALE%7CCX3451100488&asid=7f7a14a418f9fdb081e1f5587d079270.

Example – Encyclopedia article, Internet, publisher is same as Web site title (so do not list publisher)

Stock, Joann. "Earthquake." World Book Student, 2016,

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Form Glossary


Extra notes about a source you are citing. Usually gives a brief summary and/or your thoughts about the source.

Date Accessed

When (month, day, year) the source was accessed or reviewed online.

Electronically Published

The month, day, and year a content piece was published electronically (as opposed to in print). Depending on the webpage, it may or may not be shown.

Place of Publication

Where the publisher of the source is. Usually refers to a city, state, or country.


Person or entity that supported the publishing or distribution of a work. For example, the publishing company of a book.


Indicators at the end of a name that tell us more about a person. This includes Jr., Esq., PhD, etc.


This is the name of the source. If no name exists, some citations ask for a description.


Web address for a page on the internet. is an example of a URL.


Manner or way a work was communicated or distributed. A few examples are:
  • E-book: Other - PDF, Powerpoint, MP4, etc.
  • Painting/Artwork - Oil on canvas, Lithograph on paper, Glass, etc.


An individual or group that contributed to the creation of the content you are citing. A translator, editor, producer, and inventor are a few examples.


Individual who created a work such as a book, digital image, article, blog, comic, podcast, play, poem, script, etc.

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