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University of the Pacific Library
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Stockton, CA 95211

Tutorials

Online tutorials are available to help you get started on your research.

PLUTO: Pacific Library User Tutorial Online

  • This tutorial will introduce students to an introductory research process and offer guidance in using library resources.  

Videos for music management students:

  • Forming An Effective Search: Using AND, OR, and *, Veronica gives tips on constructing an effective database search.

  • Choosing a Research Topic: Finding a good research topic can be very hard. Veronica offers some advice by demonstrating how she comes up with a research topic on Motown music.

  • Assessing Sources Using CRAAP: Learn how to assess your sources through six different criteria: currency, relevancy, authority, accuracy, and purpose.

  • Using International Index to Music Periodicals (IIMP): IIMP is an important database for music management, music education, music therapy, music history and jazz. Veronica demonstrates how to search IIMP, view results, retrieve full-text articles, and save your citations.