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This guide will help students and faculty locate sources for English and literature research.



ENG 1023: Sources for Popular Music



This guide contains sources for research on the subject of Popular Music.

Click on the above tabs to find database sources for articles, library sources for books and electronic sources, and recommended websites.

Good luck in your research.



Use the TWU Library's subscription databases to locate articles on popular music and the rhetorical situation.


To find books in the TWU Library's Online Catalog:

1. Use the TWU Library's TWUniversal Advanced Search

2. Enter your search term in the first search box, example: "Popular Music"

3. See the pull-down menu Resource Type, select Books or Electronic Books

4. Click on the Search button



Finding Music Books at the Blagg-Huey Library

For general books about music, browse the shelves at the following Library of Congress call numbers:

M - Music, printed or copied

ML -  Music Literature

MT - Music Instruction and Study

Writing and citing help can be found at these locations: 

Keywords on "Popular Music"

Keywords and Subject Terms on "Popular Music"

  • "African Americans - Music"
  • "Feminism and music"
  • "History and criticism"
  • Individual musician's names
  • "Latin popular music"
  • "Popular music - United States"
  • "Rap music"
  • "Rock music"
  • "Sex in music"
  • "Social aspects"
  • "Women musicians"