Tutt Library Research Guides
Just looking for a sound recording or video (DVD, etc)?
Use an AUTHOR search to find sound/video recordings of composers and performers.
You have access to recordings from three sources -- TIGER, Prospector, and WorldCat:
The Music Library provides a collection of audio/video blues performances in many formats: CDs, LPs, DVDs, and VHS videos.
You'll find most of these formats in the Tiger catalog. Most of our LPs, including blues records, are not found in Tiger. Please search for these in the paper catalog,located on the southwest wall of the library. Ask a librarian to get these for you.
See the Getting Started tab for some specific search hints.
The Music Library provides streamed audio blues files, available 24/7, in two ways:
IMPORTANT!! You must select VIEW ENTIRE COLLECTION when searching the Tiger catalog in order to pull up results from these databases.
When searching TIGER, Prospector, and WorldCat, try to
Think Broadly. Remember to think broadly when searching for materials - that is, to realize that your specific topic will probably be treated in books that cover a broader subject.
Once you find a resource relevant to your topic, use subject headings to help you find more.
To limit your results to recordings (sound/video), select Audio/Video from the drop down box.
Useful Subject Headings:
Search this term in Tiger and Prospector.