MUSC146 Introduction to World Musics

This guide will help you find resources to conduct research for your performance report

Journal & News Articles

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To find books about music or sound recordings, start by searching our catalog!

  • Use KEYWORD search.
  • Search the catalog on the Music Library homepage for Auto-Suggest feature.
  • Refine your search with limiters on the left side of the screen

Ex. KEYWORD: Mbira music 
       FORMAT: Audio

Ex. KEYWORD: Music migration
       FORMAT: Books

Pay attention to the item's location; there are several collections on campus that have music materials.

When you find a book or recording you are interested in, click on its Subject tab to find similar items.  If the item you want is checked out or we don't own it, you can request it through Interlibrary Loan.

Online and Print Reference Sources

The UNC Libraries own many online and print sources written about musical traditions around the world. Here are some Reference books to get you started:

Additional Sources on World Music

Many more books, e-books, sound and video recordings can be found by searching the library catalog on your topic

Here are some websites you might find useful in your research:

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