The Research and Writing Subject Guide provides a lot of information on writing for an academic audience.
You may also find the following Campus supports helpful:
Below are some key resources about researching and writing about music:
It is your responsibility to cite or reference the sources you use as a music scholar or performer. For more information, please see:
Music usually uses either Chicago Style or Turabian (a modified version of Chicago Style) for citation, but be sure to check with your instructor on what citation style they would like you to use. The Citation Styles Subject Guide provides information on many citation styles.
You may also find this Citing Music Resources guide from Western Libraries helpful.