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Folklore Reference Collection at Indiana University

This guide will introduce you to indexes, bibliographies, encylopedias, and dictionaries useful for research in folklore and ethnomusicology.

When to use a handbook

In this section we have assembled some works that are designed to introduce a broad area of study such as folklore or popular culture. These works will be helpful in starting a research project and in figuring out what reference tools exist for a particular topic. 

Handbooks and Guides