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History 323: Race, Rock and Roll, and American History: Home

A guide to research sources on the history of rock and roll both online and through the library. As well as coverage of best tips and search strategy for this topic.

Words Matter!

  • Rock and Roll
  • Rock & Roll
  • Rock 'n' Roll
  • Rock n Roll
  • Rock music 
  • Rock

How many different variations of this phrase that refers to the same genre of music can you think of?

Be sure to try several variations when searching and look for clues in the database for how this is categorized. Otherwise you might miss something.  

General Resources

  • Research@UWW 
    This tool is designed for quick and efficient cross-database/catalog searching and discovery of library resources.
  • A-Z Database List 
    Article indexes and databases available through the Library. Search these resources to find articles on your topic in journals, magazines, and newspapers. 
  • Google Scholar
    Google Scholar can help you find both books and articles, but if you use Google Scholar from off campus, configure the settings to use Andersen Library's full text subscription access.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Library

Reference & Instruction Librarian

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Jennifer Motszko
Andersen Library, Room 1125D