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Where Do I find Articles?
The best place to find articles is to search the Library's databases. They contain magazines, journals, newspapers, reference books, video files, audio files, and podcasts. The Database Searching guide can help you search more quickly and effectively.
What databases will be the best for this course?
Kirtland librarians recommend the following:
General OneFile allows you to download, email, save, or print your results. You can also choose to have the text read aloud.
You will need to use your Single Sign-On user name and password to access the Library's databases.
DownBeat Digital Archive
Issues of DownBeat, a jazz magazine, from 2008-present.
Jazz Night in America
NPR Radio program of music and interviews.
An exhibition of the Library of Congress
Historical Recordings from the Library of Congress. Search for an artist, a song or a genre such as jazz , popular music, or classical. "The National Jukebox debuts featuring more than 10,000 78rpm disc sides issued by the Victor Talking Machine Company between 1900 and 1925."
This project from the National Museum of American History includes oral histories of jazz musicians, exhibitions, a timeline and glossary of Latin Jazz, and information about Jazz Appreciation Month.