This composition software is available in the Bixler Media Lab. Colleen Wright is the student tutor for help learning to use the software.
Her hours are:
Th 8 - 10 pm and F 9 - 11 am.
You can also email her at cewright
Try Credo and other reference sources, monographic biographies, - or look for interviews in databases or online
Search newspapers, Academic Search Complete, or expert blogs and trade websites on the web
Search RILM or Music Periodicals databases.
And don't hesitate to ask questions! Karen Gillum firstname.lastname@example.org Bonnie Paige email@example.com
NOTE: If your musician is still active in the field, encyclopedias may not have been updated with their most recent work. Check for "last updated" on the entry and find more recent articles to fill in the gap.
Music Periodicals -- Journal, newspaper, and magazine articles focused on music.
RILM -- Abstracts and citations from music journals, books, and magazines. In addition to scholarly work, it includes magazines like Spin and Rolling Stone, which often have interviews about a musician's favorite albums.
Academic Search Complete -- Multidisciplinary database, includes popular magazine articles
Rock's Back Pages -- database of articles on rock music
RoJaRo -- most comprehensive index of articles on rock music; citations only, without full text
For works individual musicians, search CBBcat by , typing in the family name first.
For books individual musicians, search using their names as , e.g.: