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MUS 4910 and MUS 4912: Websites and More

Research guide for Dr. Sandra McClain's MUS 4910 and MUS 4912 classes.

  Google Scholar

Google Scholar can be used to search the World Wide Web at http://scholar.google.com/ to find information on composers, instruments, and various topics in music in more scholarly resources including books, articles, and other publications.  The "Advanced Search" provides more options for searching, but it is especially important when searching the Web to evaluate the information found to be sure that the source of the information is authoritative or trustworthy.

  Websites

Evaluating Information

When evaluating information you need to consider the following:

  1. Authority
  2. Accuracy
  3. Reliability
  4. Currency
  5. Relevancy