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Asian Art Resources: Citation Management

This guide provides assistance with locating basic English-language resources for researching Chinese, Japanese, and Korean art.

Keeping Track of Your Resources

Japanese painting
Poppies and Dandelions
After Ogata Korin (1658-1716)
Late 19th-early 20th century
Hanging scroll; ink and colors on silk
Broad Art Museum
Michigan State University

Citation Style Guides

Once you have a list of books and journal articles, you will need to cite them in the required format.  Listed below are two of the more common humanities citation styles:

Using Modern Language Association (MLA) 2009 Format A lengthy online guide for help using the MLA format, available from the Purdue University Online Writing Lab.

Chicago Manual of Style The online version of the Chicago Manual of Style, available from the MSU Libraries.

Citation Management Software

Citation management software programs help you keep track of and organize your lists of journal articles, books, and other resources. 

EndNote and EndNote Web Information on EndNote bibliographic software, including a link to free training sessions held at the library.

Zotero An online tool for citation management, formatting, and collaboration. Includes a link to free training sessions.

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Terrie Wilson
Humanities Coordinator and Head, Art Library
Michigan State University