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Music 255s_Music History I: Getting Started

Getting Help

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Librarians are available from 9am to midnight most evenings to help you with your research. You can reach us in person, via chat, phone, or email.

Citing Sources

For this class you will be using Chicago Style for your citations.  Examples can be found in the Chicago Style Quick Guide.

Citation management tools, such as RefWorks and Zotero, help you to efficiently gather citations for the sources you use in one place and to generate a bibliography at the end of your project. 

Advanced Search Tips

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Review the slides above to learn how to: 

  • Brainstorm your topic and break it into specific terms and concepts to use in library databases
  • How to search more effectively in library databases
  • How to refine your search using advanced search techniques


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