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Music of the World - MUS 213 - Mok

Research Strategy



1. Search Oxford Music Online for your topic

  • Read the article for an overview of your topic
  • Note significant keywords to describe your topic
  • Follow hyperlinked articles to explore related topics, people, and instruments


2. Search the catalog or I-Share to find relevant books on your topic

  • Browse the book's table of contents and/or index to find chapters about your topic
  • As you read these sections, take notes on the keywords, concepts, and spelling variations
  • Use the language filter on the left side of the screen to narrow results by language


3. Search one of our databases (Academic Search Complete or JSTOR) to find journal articles on your topic

  • Create search statements using keywords, concepts, and spelling variations