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Music Research: A Handbook (Paperback)

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Clear, concise, and practical, Music Research: A Handbook, Second Edition, introduces students to the major print and electronic research tools available today.

With a strong focus on the connection between music and writing, this comprehensive guide is ideal for use in both undergraduate and graduate music courses that require students to engage in library research or to write research papers.


Rich pedagogy (evaluation checklists, guidelines for theses, appendices on major documentation styles, Library of Congress subject headings/call numbers, annotated bibliographies, and more)

Expanded overview of the research process and various methodologies

Updated chapter on online music content and more integrated coverage of Internet resources

Updated companion website (www.oup.com/us/musresearch) containing related links, updates to bibliographies and readings, research tools listed by composer, and lists of core music journals and major professional music associations.

About the Author

Dr. Laurie J. Sampsel is Professor and Faculty Director of the Howard B. Waltz Music Library at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780199797127
ISBN-10: 0199797129
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication Date: July 24th, 2012
Pages: 320
Language: English