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Rachel Crane
1845 Fairmount
122A Ablah Library
Wichita, Kansas 67260-0068
(316) 978-5078
Office Hours: Tuesdays in MALIC 9-11 Wednesdays in Ablah Library 10-11

Some selected Journals & Magazines

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The CAARP Test

Use this set of criteria to help you evaluate the quality of the information you find, in print and online.






This handout provides a more detailed description of the criteria used for evaluating information sources, including websites.

Finding Books - Finding Articles

Some suggested subject headings:" "

Big band music--History and criticism
Big bands
Blues (Music)
Bop (Music)
Bop (Music)--History and criticism
Improvisation (Music)
Improvisation (Music)--Instruction and study
Jazz--Analysis, appreciation
Jazz--History and criticism
Jazz--Instruction and study                                                                                    
Jazz musicians                                                                                                       
Jazz--Social aspects
Rhythm and blues music--History and criticism
Swing (Music)--History and criticism
An individual musician, ex.: Davis, Miles 
                                                                                                                                                                                   photo by your librarian

Use this database to make interlibrary loan requests!

Some Selected Book Titles

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