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COLL C103 Music Changes the World

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Academic Search (EBSCO)

Image links to Academic Search Premier.

Use Academic Search Complete to find magazine, newspaper, and scholarly journal articles. 

  • Try copying and pasting in the following string  for everything on ethnomusicology, folk, ethnic, or popular music:

(ethno* or “ethnic music” or “folk music” or “traditional music” or “popular music” or “world music”)

  • Add extra terms for your own topic, beginning with "AND"
  • Use filters to limit by date, language, and source type.
  • Use the IULink button to get hold of the article itself.

Keywords for your Ebsco Academic Search

LEFT: the banjo thView of Pete Seeger's banjoat belonged to American activist and folk singer Pete Seeger (1919-2014), with the inscription "this machine surrounds hate and forces it to surrender." From https://flic.kr/p/6tz9Rm.

For this topic, try any of the following searches in Academic Search:

  • social movements or activism or social change 
  • public demonstrations
  •  protest movements
  • peace movements
  • Or specific social movements, such as Black Lives Matter movement; Tea Party movement; Neo-Nazis OR Neo-Nazism

Add the string "AND (music OR song)" to any of the above.

Photo by Juja Han on Unsplash.

For this topic, try any of the following searches in Academic Search:

  • Streaming audio
  • Music downloading
  • Internet music
  • Music & the Internet
  • Mobile music
  • Music & technology
  • Digital sound recording
  • Digital jukebox software
  • Sampling (sound)
  • Music industry

Add the string "AND (music OR song)" to any of the above.

Human brainPhoto by Natasha Connell on Unsplash.

For this topic, try the following search terms in Academic Search, combined with the string "AND (music OR song)":

  • Music--physiological effect
  • Music -- Physiological aspects
  • Music therapy
  • Music psychology
  • Mozart effect
  • Influence of music

Books & Recordings

To find books, recordings, and more, search IU's online library catalog, IUCAT.

Steel bands

Bagpipes

Rap Music

and so on.