Music and Theatre Subject Resources

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  • Credo Reference: An excellent full-text integrated reference database. Contains linked searching to other resources and visual concept mapping. The BEST place to start!
  • ProQuest Central: Our largest comprehensive database with many journals in full-text
    • Combine terms using AND, OR and NOT EX: "adolescents and music" will return results with both terms, "adolescents or teenagers" will return results with either term, and "ballads not folk songs" will get rid of anything about folk songs.
    • Clickable boxes for peer-reviewed and full-text content
    • Easily save, print, or email marked records and create citations for your bibliography.
    • Use our interlibrary loan form to order articles that are not full-text
    • Narrow your search with clickable icons, or choose a specific subject area
    • Clickable selectors for peer-reviewed resources and full-text.
  • Oxford Music Online:  A gateway offering users the ability to access and cross-search
    multiple music reference resources in one location, including Grove music resources.
  • Naxos Music Library: A streaming music library with built in player, containing more than 650,000 music tracks.
  • Musicians and Composers of the 20th Century: An online reference work with in-depth entries for important figures in 20th century music.
  • Pop Culture Universe: An authoritative scholarly digital reference database for all things pop culture.
  • Use the Quest and Mobius catalogs
    • Quest catalog includes CMU, Mo Valley, UCM and State Fair
    • Items from Quest usually arrive in 2-3 days and check out for 1 month.
    • MOBIUS catalog is state wide; items requested arrive in 5-7 days and check out for 3 weeks.
    • Request items from off-campus using your name and student ID number.


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