The following databases and websites are available linked from here and from the Electronic Resources section found on the library home page. Print resources are available in the PHC on-campus collection or by mail to the distance learning members of our community. You may check the location and availability of an item in the on-campus collection through the online catalog, Voyager, accessed through the library home page.
Professional librarians are available on campus, by phone at 540-441-8400, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In choosing resources for your research paper, the professor has suggested the following resource guidelines:
Note: If your research requires a score and you are unable to locate one either through an internet source or Interlibrary loan, please contact your professor.
The PHC on campus collection includes quite a few resources that can be accessed through the online catalog, Voyager. You may choose a key word search, title search, or browse by call number. If you choose to brows by call number, music resources are located in the M section of the LOC classification system. Additional items in the collection include:
New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians is a definitive source for comprehensive and detailed descriptions of composers, musicians, musical styles, and periods. It is available in the PHC collection at Ref ML100 .N48
Harvard Concise Dictionary of Music provides an overview of various musicians, musical styles, and periods and is a good place to gather information as you select or narrow your research topic. Is available in the PHC collection at Ref ML 100 .R28.
Turabian (Chicago Manual of Style) is the approved citation format for this course. Information on proper Turabian citation is available in the PHC collection or online at OWL (Online Writing Lab).
Created and updated: Dr. Kristina Tanner/Thornhill, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2017.