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MU221 Black Music Matters: The Magical Negrx: Find Books

MU221 Black Music Matters: The Magical Negrx

Browsing the Shelves

Books on the same topic and scores for the same performance forces often have similar call numbers.

Once you find a good book or score in the stacks, browse the shelves for similar items.

For a complete list of call numbers for music books and scores check out M is for Music!

Writing About African American Music

Can't Stop, Won't Stop:  A History of the Hip-Hop Generation-Jeff Chang ; introduction by DJ Kool Herc

Some Print Research Sources

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 books 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 a book relevant to your topic, use the subject headings to help you find more.

Search Examples:

      Music Librarian

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      Daryll Stevens
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      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