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Introduction to Library Research

Welcome to all new and returning students. This guide has been created to help you through the research process. There are sections on topic brainstorming, finding articles, and much more. Check it out and let us know if you found it helpful.

Intro to Research Guide





Department of Music - Lakehead University


This guide lists selected print and online sources for Music. Use the tabs across the top to determine what kind of material you are looking for.  Remember to use the Contact us box on the right if you have any questions.

Music Timeline from Oxford Reference Online

Tip: How to find books

To find books on a specific topic, try doing a subject search

How do you do that?

  1. Go to the Online Catalogue and choose Subject Heading from the drop-down menu
  2. Type in your search term-  for example -Music and then click on the Search button
  3. Note the many narrower categories of Music


More Subject Headings:


For Music in a specific century, you could try:

  •  Music 20th century.
  •  Music 19th century.


Subject Guide

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Valerie Gibbons
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