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History of Rock and Roll Music: Welcome

The research guide on History of Rock and Roll Music

History of Rock and Roll Research Guide


This guide is meant to serve as a starting point of History of Rock and Roll Music and is not meant to be exhaustive. Use the left hand navigation to review various resources owned and subscribed to from the WVC Library and free resources from the free web.

Finding Background Information


Reference tools, like bibliographies, dictionaries, and encyclopedias, can be good starting places when you're trying to find basic information. Below are the encyclopedias and dictionaries of Rock and Roll that WV library has.

WVC Library Subscription Databases

Print Books from the WVC Library Online Catalog

Tip for success

* When you find a good source (book, article, web page), record the title, author, and other bibliographic info (journal title, web address, etc.).

* Take notes from your sources.

* As you read, mark the parts you might like to quote in your paper.

* Keep organized. Keep a folder on your computer (or in the cloud) or a binder with copies of articles, your notes, and drafts of your outline.