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Kathleen Hughes
Harry A. Sprague Library
Montclair State University
Montclair, NJ 07043

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How to Find Info on Music @ Sprague

Check the library’s catalog to find books and other library materials pertaining to your topic. Begin with some basic keyword searches, combining a few terms that relate to your topic, for example:

  • Music
  • Music History
  • Music [place name], for example, Music Africa
  • Musicians
  • Composers'/musicians' names, for example, Beethoven
  • Specific types of music, for example,
    • Jazz
    • Masses
    • Operas
    • Symphonies
    • Specific musical instruments, for example,
    • Flute
    • Piano
    • Violin

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Reference Materials


Locate information in online encyclopedias & dictionaries of music as well as online scores & streaming audio:

How to Cite

Handouts from Sprague Library, links to Purdue University's Online Writing Lab, and more.

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