This guide is designed to help you find resources for Professor Spatz's Ethnography Project assignment. If you need additional help, please contact the Music librarian, Ken Orenic. You can also get help at the Library's reference services page.
The COD Library provides access to a host of resources, including print books, eBooks, and databases that are available for online use.
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.
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.
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:
Ethnographic research can rely on several different types of resources, such as newspaper, magazine and journal articles, books, sound recordings, and websites.
Below you'll find several categories of information, and sources to use in finding the information that you need.
These resources provide information on music and culture worldwide.
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.