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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.
  • Music Index Online
    Subjects: Music, Music Industry
    Contains: Citations
    Coverage: 1973 - 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


sample searches

RILM-riots and performance*

RILM- Nature (subject)  limit English and document type=dissertation

RILM-Szymanowska, Maria

Worldcat- Named Person Szymanowska, Maria

Worldcat- subject Phrase Folk Music find record click on link for fm us history and criticism 
    Limit:  not juvenile, not fiction

Music Index:  Beethoven, Ludvig von---> subject limit symphonies---> document limit academic journals---> Language limit English?

RILM and Music Index:  audiation as a keyword
PsycINFO:  audiation not a thesaurus term; audiation as a keyword.  Display associated subjects:  include BRAIN

Musical training induces functional plasticity in human hippocampus."

Go from there:  cited by, references, etc.

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