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This guide's purpose is to provide resources for students doing research for music courses.

Music CDs, books, & scores are on the 3rd floor.

Annotated Bibliographies: How to Prepare an Annotated Bibliography (From Cornell University. Includes examples.) and Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) (A selection of annotations in different styles)


A handout,Citing MUSIC SOURCES in your essay and bibliography, from U of Western Ontario, may be helpful. Also, another good music basics library guide is at Butler University.

A tutorial on Preferred Titles from Indiana University School of Music, Cook Music Library

 Credit is Due (The Attribution Song) « Nina Paley’s Blog (hilarious video, followed by serious discussion of giving credit)



In The Score (NY Times), composers discuss their work and the issues involved in creating music in the 21st century, as a traditional notion of "classical" continues to be reconsidered, revised, rejected and reimagined.


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