The purpose of this guide is to help you find resources for your research paper on famous composers for Kathy Reichenberger's MUS 189 class.
If you have picked a topic and are having trouble getting started, please feel free to contact me using the methods listed under my picture below. You can also schedule a Research Consultation for a one on one appointment with me any of the librarians.
Biography in Context - A full-text biographical database covering famous persons from all walks of life.
Oxford Music Online (3 simultaneous users!) - An integrated music research source that covers all aspects of music, including composers, performers, genres, forms, terminology, orchestras, etc. Bibliographies are included, as are links to images and sound files, and to selected websites
Find Books - Use the catalog to find books owned by the Miami University libraries. You can have books sent from one Miami library to the one of your choice within 1-2 days. Watch a tutorial on how to use the catalog.
Other Search Tools
Academic Search Complete - A good general database for finding articles from history journals. You can limit to scholarly, peer-reviewed articles and also use the "Choose Databases" link at the top of the page to cross-search other useful databases. Watch a tutorial on how to use Academic Search Complete.