The library has an online version of the Chicago Manual of Style. Print copies of the Chicago Manual of Style and A Short Guide to Writing about Art are available on reserve in the Collins Library. Ask for them by call number at the Circulation Desk. Additionally, there are many great online sites that will assist you in interpreting and utilizing the manual. Here are a few good ones to be aware of.
Writing about Art by Marjorie Munsterberg
Art Bulletin Guidelines
Check our Citation Tools web guide for more information.
Sound Writing is the official writing handbook on campus, written by student writing advisors and specifically tailored to the needs of Puget Sound students and their faculty.
In addition to supporting the development of successful academic writing skills, Sound Writing also includes sections on research methods, writing in the disciplines, and more.
The preliminary edition of Sound Writing provides help with three citation styles: MLA, APA, and Chicago (notes & bibliography).
Current Edition: August 2017
Use these guides to help you learn how to write about art. As you begin writing, consider using a research calculator to give you an action plan and target due dates. One example is from Tufts University.