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MUSIC 1341: Gamelan in Indonesian History and Cultures: In-Class Questions

A guide to library resources for Music 1341: Gamelan in Indonesian History and Cultures

In-Class Questions (and Answers)

1. Name two broad CATEGORIES of research tools useful for discovering CITATIONS of scholarly sources such as articles.

(Answer: bibliographies, literature indexes)

2. What is the NAME of your music librarian's favorite literature index for discovering scholarly articles and other sources?

(Answer: RILM)

3. What's so great about the above-named tool (in this music librarian's opinion)? Name one of the most important features.

(Answer: Abstracts)

4. If you find out about a book or a book chapter, how do you locate that book in the Cornell library system? (Start at CUL home page.)

(Answer: Catalog--title of book, author)

5. If you find out about an article, how do you locate an electronic copy of that article in the Cornell library system? (Start at CUL home page.)

(Answer: Articles & Full Text--title of article, author)