How to search for books
- click the Books tab
Note: To get the best results from
your catalog search, you may want to use some of the special
index terms (“subject headings”) that describe the subject of
- school music
- piano [or other instrument] / instruction
- brass instruments [or other group of instruments] / instruction
The primary database for finding articles
and other materials about school music and music instruction is
ERIC --articles in education periodicals as well as
teaching ideas, classroom exercises and much more.
You may also
find some good articles in
Academic Search Complete
–covers many education journals and magazines; mostly
Music Teachers National Association (MTNA)—online resources
for teaching, membership and conference information, Musician
Wellness Bibliography, and other materials for music educators.
National Association for Music Education (MENC)—extensive
resources for music teachers and students; information for
future teachers, parents and the public; includes a “make your
case” section of resources to justify school music programs.
Music Education Online--from the Children’s Music Workshop;
instructional and advocacy materials, scores and music books for
downloading, and many other resources to support music
instruction in the schools.
American Music Conference—advocacy and outreach for music
education; many resources for teachers and students.
Educational CyberPlayground – lots of fun activities for
PlayMusic.org—a lively interactive site for children,
suitable for classroom use.
Music Curriculum Links – guide to music education lessons
and classroom activities on the web.
Music education web directory—from the library at Indiana
University School of Music, an extensive directory of music
education web sites.
GoodEar.com—fun interactive self-paced activities for ear
training, from beginner level to advanced.
Need more help?
is available through the Research Help Desk by phone, email or
Librarian, Kathryn Kalmanson, is always glad to work with you
individually for detailed help with your research.
Office BL129b (You’re welcome to
Office hours in the Department of Music
12:30 - 1:45 p.m.
Friday 10:00 a.m. - 12:00
p.m. FH 234
Phone: 410-543-6190 (office)
The librarian liaison
to Music is Kathryn Kalmanson,
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