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Suggested Databases

  • RILM Abstracts of Music Literature
    Subjects: Tradition, popular and classical music
    Content: Citations and abstracts
    Coverage: 1967 - Present + Retrospective coverage of music conference proceedings from 1865 - present.
  • WorldCatDissertations
    All dissertations, theses and published material based on theses cataloged by OCLC members, including all subjects.
  • WorldCat
    Subjects: All
    Contains: Records for books, journals, video, audio and web publications from around the world.
  • Arts & Humanities Citation Index
    Subjects: Arts and humanities.
    Contains: Citations and abstracts to journal articles. Citation mapping. Some non-English language material included.
    Coverage: 1975-present
    Subjects: All disciplines
    Contains: Full text articles from scholarly or academic journal titles.
    Coverage: Varies; NOT current, generally 3-5 year delay.

Course Basics

Music 590:  Junior Seminar

Professor: Lowell Hepler

Librarian: Cynthia Burton, x2982

Other databases for some of you

  • Google Scholar
    Use as a finding tool, but more interesting use is to identify people who cite a known article. We'll do this in class...
  • MathSciNet
    This will have some "mathematically interesting" academic texts.
  • Web of Science
    Subjects: Sciences, Humanities, Social Sciences
    Contains: Citations and abstracts. Citation mapping
    Coverage: Sciences: 1990 to Present
    Social Sciences 1900 to present
    Arts/Humanities 1975 to present
  • Biological Science Collection (ProQuest)
    Subjects: Biomedicine, biotechnology, zoology and ecology, agriculture and veterinary science.
    Contains: Citations and abstracts to scholarly journals, conference proceedings, reports, and books. This collection includes 30 biological sciences databases
    Coverage: 1980 - Present.
  • Environmental Science Collection (ProQuest)
    Subjects: Environmental issues, agriculture, ecology, microbiology, water resources, and more.
    Contains: Citations with abstracts to scholarly journals, conference proceedings, books, and reports. The collection includes 17 databases.
    Coverage: 1967 - Present.
  • ProQuest Central
    Subjects: Social Sciences, Business, Humanities, Literature
    Contains: A comprehensive databases that indexes articles from journal, magazines and newswires. Depending on journal titles, full-text articles are provided
    Coverage: Varies, depends on the journal title
  • PsycINFO
    Subjects: Psychology and related disciplines.
    Contains: Citations with abstracts to scholarly journal articles, books, book chapters, dissertations. Contains some full text links.
    Coverage: 1806 to present
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