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Art & Art History

This guide is intended to help you get started with your art research.

Citing images

Citation style for Art & Art History is usually MLA or Chicago format, but is important to check with your professor to ensure citations are aligning with the expected format. 

Some web-based citation resources:

You can also access physical or digital full citation style resources through our catalogue.  Chicago and MLA guides are below:

Managing your sources and citations

An excellent web resource to reference formatting details and checking your citations is The Purdue Owl, Purdue University's Online Writing Lab

There are a variety of citation management tools that can help you collect, store, and track sources through the research process, with options to support several citation styles.

Consult UCalgary guides for: Zotero, EndNote ; ProQuest guide for RefWorks ; Elsevier guide for Menderley

To help choose a tool that works best for your needs, consult this thorough comparison from the University of Saskatchewan Library

Get help with your writing!

UCalgary Writing Support Services has online resources on various topics (citation styles, grammar, avoiding plagiarism, etc.) and offers workshops and one-on-one support sessions.  Writing Support is part of the Student Success Centre, located on the 3rd floor of TFDL.