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Music, Culture and Community

Course Number: MU368

Subject: Music Therapy


Research help

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Scholarly sources

Tutorial:Β How can I tell if my source is scholarly?

In general, when looking for previous scholarly research in music therapy and community music therapy, you will be consulting and citing three formats:

journal articles

Mitchell, E. (2019). Community music therapy and participatory performance: Case study of a coffee house. Voices: A World Forum for Music Therapy, 19(1).


Clements-Cortes, A., & Klinck, S. (2016). Voices of the dying and bereaved. Barcelona Publishers.Β 

book chapters

Ahonen, Heidi. (2016). Adult Trauma Work in Music Therapy. In: The Oxford Handbook of Music Therapy. Ed. Jane Edwards. Oxford University Press. 268-288.​​​​​​

Background Material

Tutorial: Finding books in Omni
Tutorial:Β Requesting books from other libraries in Omni

  • start with Omni
    • limit to "Books and eBooks", e.g, Music Therapy"
    • use call number (e.g. to find location of Laurier's print items)
    • sign in to request from other Omni libraries
    • use Scan on Demand for chapters or articles

Tutorial: Finding scholarly articles on a topic

Theses and Dissertations
APA Style Guide

Tutorial: How to cite in APA style

The Laurier Library owns print copies of the APA Style Guide, but not the electronic version. Most information you will need to guide you for this class will be found on the APA Style guide website.

Remember that the APA Style Guide is more than just information on how to cite, it is also prescribes rules about how to write. Since in this class you are reviewing anti-oppressive principals, consider the APA guidelines: