The format used for art papers is usually either MLA or Chicago Manual of Style. For examples and explanations, below are some useful resources. For Brown Library books that can be checked out or read online, use this subject heading: Bibliographical citations.
Unknown Turkish calligrapher. Tugra of Sulayman the Magnificent. ca. 1550-1565. Courtesy of Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
Brown supports several citation managers, including EndNote, Mendeley, and Zotero. Please see the page below for descriptions. links, and comparisons of the software.