Cowdery, James R., Skoggard, Carl, Mackenzie, Barbara Dobbs, and International Repertory of Music Literature. How to Write about Music : The RILM Manual of Style. 2nd ed. New York: Répertoire International De Littérature Musicale, 2006.
Wingell, Richard. Writing about Music : An Introductory Guide. 4th ed. Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Pearson Prentice Hall, 2009.
Writing About Music offers practical advice and guidance to help students master the special skills needed to write about music The text serves as a guide for each phase in the process of researching and writing a paper on a musical topic, and preparing for other projects such as seminar presentations, concert reports, program notes and essay examinations.
Bayne, Pauline Shaw. A Guide to Library Research in Music. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 2008.
A Guide to Library Research in Music introduces the process and techniques for researching and writing about music. This book provides concrete examples of different types of writing, offering a thorough introduction to music literature. It describes various information-searching techniques and library-based organizational systems and introduces the array of music resources available.