Maag Library uses:
Library of Congress (LC) Subject Headings/Descriptors:
Here are some useful search terms and combinations:
(LC Subject Headings are in BOLD!)
(no need to capitalize when doing online searching)
Accreditation -- Law and legislation
Arts -- Study and teaching -- Standards -- United States
Block scheduling (Education)
block scheduling and music
block scheduling and school*
Child development -- Bibliography
Cognition disorders in children
Cognition in adolescence
Cognition in children
Early childhood education
Education -- Standards
Education, Secondary--United States
instruction and study
Jaques-Dalcroze, Emile, 1865-1950
Laban, Rudolf von, 1879-1958
Magnet schools -- United States
Mainstreaming in education
Middle school teaching
Movement, Psychology of
multiple intelligences and music
Music and technology
Music in education -- History
Music in physical education
Music -- Instruction and study -- Juvenile
Music -- Instruction and study -- Standards -- United States
Music - Instruction and study - United States - History
Music -- Philosophy and aesthetics
Music teachers -- Rating of - United States
Orff, Carl, 1895-1982.
School music - Instruction and study
School music -- Public relations
School music supervision
School year--United States
schools and performance
Student teachers -- Supervision of
students and inclusion and music
study and teaching
technology and public schools
Children's Jukebox: The Select Subject Guide to Children's Musical Recordings, 2nd ed. / Rob Reid.
REF ML 156.4 .C5 R45 2007
Children's Song Index: An Index to more than 22,000 songs in 189 collections, comprising 222 volumes / Helen Grant Cushing, comp.
REF ML 128 .S3 C8
A Guide to Research in Music Education / Roger P. Phelps.
REF MT 1 .P5 2005
The New Handbook of Research on Music Teaching and Learning / R. Colwell & C. Richardson.
REF MT 1 .N39 2002
The Oxford Handbook of Music Psychology / Susan Hallam, Ian Cross and Michael Thaut, eds.
REF ML 3830 .O9 2009
These are music education titles recommended in Magazines for Libraries. Cheryl LaGuardia, ed. 20th ed. (2012).
American Music Teacher
International Journal of Music Education
Journal of Research in Music Education
Music Education Research
Music Educators Journal (MEJ)*
Check these titles in "Maag Journal Finder" ...>
American Choral Review
American Music Teacher
The Voice (Chorus America)
* = Maag Library has a print subscription to these titles!
Journal of Band Research
The VOICE [of] Chorus America
School music: M1992+
Instruction and study: MT1918+
Song books: M1994+
Musical Instruction and Study:
Theory of musical instruction and study (Pedagogies): MT1
History and criticism:
Music study by Americans in Europe: MT2.5
By region or country, A-Z: MT3
Teachers' - supervisors' manuals, etc.: MT10
Music in special education: MT17
Music therapy: ML3920
Band instruction and study:
Marching bands and maneuvers: MT733.4
Drum majoring: MT733.5
Baton twirling: MT733.6
Instruction and study for children:
Orchestral music, chamber music, etc.: MT810
Singing and voice culture:
Techniques for children:
Systems and methods: MT900
Special techniques: MT905
Choir training: MT915
School (General) MT918
Methods and exercises: MT925
Elementary schools. Junior high schools. High schools.
Methods (Vocal): MT935
Outlines of courses, etc.: MT936
Methods and exercises (Instrumental): MT937
Studies and exercises:
Action and drill music games: MT949
Print Periodical Indexes relating to Music: provide subject access to articles in magazines, journals, etc.
*Music Index (with other print indices in the Reference Room) (1949-1999) - this is, perhaps, the most comprehensive index of music periodicals! [REF ML 118 .M84__ ] Also available on CD-ROM (MMC ML 118 .M845__ ) and online!
*RILM (Maag Periodicals - 6th Floor) - 1967-1998; also available online!
*RIPM (Répertoire International de la Presse Musicale; Maag Stacks) - indexes [by title] 18th, 19th, and early 20th Century periodicals - [ML B35 .I55__ ]
Online Commercial/Subscription databases/Periodical Indexes - use to find articles in periodicals on a given topic; all online sources are accessible from the Maag Library Web Site (http://maag.ysu.edu) under "QuickLinks" - "Reserach Databases" (Use "Listed by Subject" to find database recommendations for specific disciplines!)
Grove Music Online - the "Encyclopedia Britannica of music;" a full text online music encyclopedia (N.B., this source is NOT a periodical index).
The Music Index - print (1949-2007) and online versions (1973-present) - the "Mother of All Music Indexes!" - Unfortunately no full-text is available, but the online version makes searching MUCH easier than the print version! The Music Index is the single most comprehensive subject-author guide to music periodical literature. It surveys data from more than 850 music periodicals from over 40 countries. The Music Index has been available in print since 1949. The Music Index Online edition features over 1.4 million records. The searchable database is updated quarterly. In 2008, The Music Index Online coverage will span from 1973 to the present. Some backfile data from the period 1962-1972 is also included.
RILM - print (Annex) & online availability - (1964- current) - Provides article citations and abstracts from 3500 international music journals and other scholarly works including books, dissertations, bibliographies, concert reviews, critical commentaries, videos and films, etc.
Academic Search Premier - online - multi-disciplinary index; coverage varies (approx. last 20 yrs.) - some full text
Dissertation Abstracts - 'Covers every doctoral dissertation completed in the US at accredited institutions for the last 150 years. Includes some master's theses and foreign language dissertations.'
Google Scholar - provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles, from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations. Google Scholar helps you identify the most relevant research across the world of scholarly research.
JSTOR - provides full-text coverage of hundreds of academis journals in the humanities and social sciences, including education and music.
LexisNexis Academic (formerly Academic Universe) - online - coverage varies - provides full text coverage of newspaper articles; also legal, business, and medical info.
MasterFILE Premier - online - multi-disciplinary database; provides full-text for 1,750 general reference publications
ERIC - online - 1966-present; updated quarterly - the U.S. Department of Education's Educational Resource Information Center database, contains citations and abstracts from over 980 educational and education-related journals. This database also contains full text of more than 2,200 digests along with references for additional information.
Middle Search Plus - for middle and high school students; provides full-text for nearly 140 popular magazines for middle and junior high school research.