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African American Music

Search Tips

Remember these search tips when using book catalogs or journal article databases.

Quotation marks = search for phrases (two or more words): "african american" or "20th century"

OR = more. Combine synonyms or similar terms to increase the number of results: jazz OR be-bop OR bop

AND =  fewer. Use AND to narrow your results. Combine different concepts to narrow your search: Blues AND performers

Subject Guide

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Nurhak Tuncer
Available via Zoom for virtual consultations. Email me to set up an appointment please.
Pronouns: she/her/hers

Location: Fine Arts Center, 2nd Floor, Room 234


Welcome to the Research Guide for African-American Music! The resources that you will find here will help you to complete class readings and assignments. Please explore the tabs to learn more about each resource format and get some tips for searching.

I am available to meet with you individually (in person or via zoom) to help you get started with your research or to answer any questions. Please stop by the music library or email me if you need research assistance. 

Search the ECSU G.R. Little Library Online Catalog

You can conveniently access all items through a comprehensive search in the library catalog below that searches both physically located items and online resources. Experiment with the provided search terms on the left to discover sources pertinent to your field of study. Music resources can be found under book call numbers (shelf locators) M, ML, and MT, located in the music library. Click on the below search box to start your search. 


G.R. Little Library

Elizabeth City State University