In the library near the information desk is a sheet in the magazine rack on how to cite your work and also if you ask in the Learning Center in Boylan Hall there is a more comprehensive sheet.
Studying with music has never been shown to help. On some occasions it may not hurt but is probably distracting. Many cannot study at home and need to get away from the food, phone, television and bed that distract one. Studying the same notes over and over is boring. Rewrite your notes in your own words with new examples helps with the visualization of it.Try different inks which help in memory and make the notes smaller and smaller and acronyms.