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ARTHIST 282| AFS 282 Arts of Africa & Museums

Look and think about objects attributed to artists, patrons, or audiences from the African continent| Professor Susan Elizabeth Gagliardi

Citing Your Work

Chicago Manual of Style Online: Description: A style guide for American English published by the University of Chicago Press. It deals with aspects of editorial practice, from American English grammar and usage to proper citation style, used in document preparation.

Print Edition: REFDESK Z253 .U69

See the Chicago Manual of Style QUICK GUIDE for examples of citing books, chapter, journal articles, websites, etc.


See also THESE pages from Marjorie Munsterberg’s online “Writing About Art.” 

Make an Appointment at the Emory Writing Center

The Emory Writing Center offers personalized one-to-one support for writing assignments. You can book sessions with tutors by appointment or drop-in during walk-in hours.


Using the work of another scholar without proper citation, whether that work is available in print or online, is plagiarism, a violation of the Emory Honor Code. It is extremely easy for professors to discover work plagiarized from web sources -- they know how to use Google at least as well as you do, and there are many online tools available specifically to help educators detect plagiarized work.


Zotero helps you collect, manage, and cite research sources. Zotero allows you to attach PDFs, notes and images to your citations, organize them into collections for different projects, and create bibliographies using Word or Open Office.