Music: Music Research Tools--Introduction

Music Research Portal

Introduction to Music Research Tools Available to University of Utah Students

Often, in order to even begin to choose a topic for research, we need to get the "lay of the land" and find out a few things related to a proposed topic:

  • Are there enough resources related to my topic? And, can I get access to those resources?
  • Is there so much research on my topic that I will be overwhelmed with resources or find it difficult to present my own voice on a topic?

These are important questions to take on before you choose a topic and as you continue to refine your topic after you choose it. Consider the following approach to these questions through the use of this three-part guide, detailed in the following sections: : 1. Beginning your research; 2. Delving deeper; 3. Reviewing the latest student research.


Music Librarian

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Lisa Chaufty
School of Music
1375 E. Presidents Circle
McKay Music Library,
Room 100
Subjects: Music
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