MUSI 4378 (Dr. Kahler): Influence of Music On Behavior

Purpose: To acquaint you with materials in Cornette Library and available through Interlibrary Loan that will make research for your assignments easier.

Reference Sources

Encyclopedia of Special Education
LC 4007 E53 2007 Ref.
Comprehensive three-volume set.
New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians
ML 100 .N48 2001 Ref.
Comprehensive 20-volume music encyclopedia.
Handbook of Research on Music Teaching and Learning
MT 1 .H138 1992 Ref.
Includes "Research Regarding Students with Disabilities".
Historical Research in Music Therapy: A Bibliography
ML 128 .M77 S65 2002 Ref.
Historical treatment - published by the American Music Therapy Association.



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You may browse the Subject Guide to databases for topics such as Education (General) or Nursing. For your first assignment, you will use two of the three databases listed below.

International coverage of all areas of medicine. Has links to some full text articles. Database available as MEDLINE(EBSCO), MEDLINE(FirstSearch), and MEDLINE(PubMed).
Behavioral sciences database indexing journals, books, and book chapters. Has some links to full text.
Educational Resources Information Center. Online index of educational materials listed in Resources in Education (RIE) and Current Index to Journals in Education (CIJE). Database available as ERIC(EBSCO), ERIC(FirstSearch), and ERIC (U.S. Dept. of Education). Some items have "Linked Full Text". Newest items with an "ED" ERIC number have link "Full Text from ERIC". Some older items with an "ED" ERIC number are available in the Cornette Library on microfiche, even though the items are not listed in the online catalog. Those items list "Availability" as "available... on microfiche". The ERIC microfiche is located on the north wall of the Micro Room on the second floor of the library.

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