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MU/FYE104 World Music: Find Recordings/videos

Hot Tips!

Just looking for a sound recording or video (DVD, etc)?

  • Select AUDIO/VIDEO from the drop down box for searching.

Use an AUTHOR search to find sound/video recordings of composers and performers.

  • REMEMBER! You must use Last Name, First Name when conducting an AUTHOR search!

Music 24/7! Streamed Audio...........

The Music Library provides streamed audio, available 24/7 in two ways:

  • Course Audio Reserves linked from your PROWL course pages. Access is limited to students enrolled in the course.

Recordings/Videos in the Music Library

The Music Library provides a large collection of audio/video world music performances in many formats: CDs, LPs, DVDs, cassettes, and VHS videos.  

 

See the Getting Started tab for some specific search hints.

 

Finding Recordings: Tiger, Prospector and WorldCat

You have access to recordings  from three sources -- TIGER, Prospector, and WorldCat:

  • TIGER includes all of the recordings owned by campus libraries
  • Prospector gives you access to media in 22 regional libraries
  • WorldCat lists library holdings nationwide

Delivery Times

  • Prospector: 3-5 business days
  • WorldCat (Interlibrary Loan): 5-10 business days

Search Tips

When searching TIGER, Prospector, and WorldCat, try to

  • Use broad keywords from your class reading to begin your search.
  • Refine your searches by adding keywords.
  • Click on the subject headings of interesting sound/video recordings to find similar materials and more search terms.
  • Try the Library of Congress Authorities and Vocabularies thesaurus to find variations of keywords and subject headings.

Think Broadly. Remember to think broadly when searching for books - that is, to realize that your specific topic will probably be treated in books that cover a broader subject.

Once you find some media relevant to your topic, use the subject headings to help you find more recordings.

Generally speaking, a Keyword Search will yield more results:

Search Examples (limited to Audio/Video drop down box):

  • Keyword
  • Subject            You'll see the Subject Heading you want in the results list!

Music Librarian

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Daryll Stevens
Contact:
The fastest way to reach me is via the "Email Me" link above. You may also reach me at 389-6126, or 389-6560
Tutt Library, Colorado College      Research Help Desk: 719-389-6662, Texting: 719-387-5441, E-mail: tuttref@ColoradoCollege.edu