Music 1104 - American Music - Paoli, Ponce, Siriano: Finding Sources
This guide is designed to help you find resources for Professors' Paoli, Ponce and Siriano's library assignments One and Two. If you need additional help, please visit the Library's reference services page, or contact the Music librarian, Ken Orenic.
To access Electronic online resources, you need to know your COD MyAccess username and password.
To get print books from the Library, you'll need your library card number, which can be obtained using this online form. Student and Staff ID Cards can be activated online.
Using the Library From Off Campus
Access Online Resources
You'll need your COD MyAccess username and password to access the COD Library's databases. Materials accessible include ebooks, scholarly and peer-reviewed articles, magazine and newspaper articles, films, and sound recordings.
Off Campus Access to Resources
At the time of this writing the Library's physical spaces are closed to the COD community. However, you can still find books and other materials in the catalog and arrange for pickup. This guide provides information on:
Connecting to the Library
Accessing Online Materials
Getting Items from the Library
Virtual Study Rooms
Get Media Lab Help from Off-Campus
Musical Genres, Performers and Composers
Your project will likely include one or more musical genres. Become familiar with the music by listening to examples, finding out the historical roots of the genre, learn about the prominent musicians and composers, the types of instruments used.
Oxford Music contains articles, biographies, topic overviews, and images on musical genres, musicians, composers, and more. Search for music-related sources by topic, instrument, era, geographic region, and occupation.
JSTOR provides electronic access to major journal titles, eBooks, and images. Subjects covered by this database include art, biology, business, ecology, botany, general science, language, literature, mathematics, sustainability, security, music, and more. JSTOR is a great resource for general research. A personal account can be created to store and organize resources.