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MUCT 2360: Music of the Pacific

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David Lewis
Subjects: Music

Ethnomusicology Journals

Google Scholar

If you're using Google Scholar while off campus, follow these instructions so that it automatically directs you to materials available on campus or through OhioLink!

Searching for books in the online catalog or Summon

You can use the library catalog or Summon to search for books in the library.

Don't forget that you can refine a keyword search by limiting the kinds of materials (books, articles, etc.), the time period in which they were published, or the location (Music Library, Curriculum Resource Center, etc.).

Keyword Searches:

You can do simple keyword searches in Summon or in the library cataog using combinations of words that are relevant to your topic, for instance:

Indonesia and Gamelan


Hawaii Folk Songs

Searches like these can be a good starting point, but might include some unrelated hits.

Subject/Genre Search

If you're interested in a particular country, world area, or type of music, a subject search in the library catalog can be powerful, like the following sample searches:

Papua New Guinea



This search will only turn up books, recordings, or periodicals that are *all or mostly* about the subject in question. If your searches here don't turn up many relevant hits, consider using a Keyword search instead.