Music History: Middles Ages to 1775

Course Number: MU270

Subject: Music

Research help

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Term paper

"minimum of ten scholarly sources on it, including at least one journal article, one Grove article, and one musical score."

 

Grove Music Online
  • Access is incorporated through Oxford Music Online
  • Remember to consult the "Bibliography" at the end of the article
Cambridge Histories
Books
  • Search Omni to identify books at Laurier and other Omni libraries
    • Use facets at left of results to focus your search
    • e.g, books and ebooks

Scholarly Articles
  • Search Omni to identify articles
    • Use facets at left of results to focus your search
    • e.g, Articles, peer-reviewed

Sometimes it is hard to narrow down results in Omni. Consider the following databases that provide direct access to scholarly articles in just music

For more detailed searching, and/or for more obscure topics, try searching across the full text through these databases:

  • JSTOR
    • full text collection of ejournals, searchable across all the full text; you can also limit to music journals
  • Periodicals Archive Online
    • another full text collection of ejournals, searchable across all the full text; you can also limit to music journals

Think outside the box, you may find journal literature in other databases, e.g,

Theses
Scores
Audio
Video

The Library subscribes to a number of streaming video services that may contain helpful resources for your term paper, e.g.,

Citing your sources