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Music: Home/Reference Resources

This is a guide to web sites and library resources to support research and exploration in music.

General Research Tools

Research@UWW searches "Everything" (articles, books, ebooks, videos, government documents, etc.) in all disciplines. Add filters like date or resource type (e.g., articles) after a search. Books, media, and more UW Whitewater searches just UW-W library holdings.

Google Scholar finds scholarly sources (e.g., journal articles). Configure it to link to subscription database content.

Google Books finds and describes books; previews may allow searching the text and reading all or portions of it online.

Databases by Subject or A-Z by title list Library subscription & free databases for articles, dissertations, statistics, etc.

Journal Search searches journal, magazine or newspaper titles to see if there is access online or in other formats.

Note: Licensed resources require a UW-W login (the e-mail/Canvas Net-ID ). The Troubleshooting page may help with difficulties.

Selected Reference Sources for Music

Reference books can be an excellent source of background information, which can quickly acquaint you with a topic. To find additional reference sources like the ones below, search the library catalog: Research@UWW's "Books, Media & more (UW Whitewater)."

General Encyclopedia

Reference & Instruction Librarian

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Ellen Latorraca
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(262)472-5525

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Reference Desk (Andersen Library)
Phone (262) 472-1032
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