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This guide provides an overview of tools and basic strategies for conducting research in Music Education.

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    Start your music education and psychology of music research with these resources.

    • RILM Abstracts of Music Literature  
      Citations and abstracts to the international music literature. Indexes many foreign-language journals. Includes citations to dissertations and essays in books. Focuses on academic research.
    • Music Index
      Citations to the international literature on all aspects of music. Includes more than one million records from 650 music periodicals. Indexes book reviews, reviews of recordings, tapes, and performances, and notes first performances and obituaries. 1979 - present.
    • PsycINFO (Psychological Abstracts)  
      APA database of abstracts for psychological literature. Includes journals, dissertations, reports, book chapters, and other scholarly documents. Limited coverage from 1887 - 1926.

    THE Education Databases

    ERIC and Education Research Complete are THE places to start your research.

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