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MUS 600: Research in Music: Home

Finding Scholarly Information

As scholars, your aim is to locate relevant, related scholarly information that will provide you background, as well as set the stage for you to develop new knowledge.  To do this, you need to systematically search for information.  Many of the familiar tools you have used before (Google, Internet Archive) are designed to find anything on a topic, not necessarily the most relevant, and connected, information.  To do top notch academic work, you need to use additional tools, as outlined below:


Article Databases

Other Tools

Reference Sources


Other Helpful Links


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