chat loading...
Skip to main content

Music History 2020

a guide for students in music classes, created by librarian Maryke Barber

Digital Music Collections

Digital Collections (page by UCSB Library)

Great websites for music

TIP: Search within a website

To search within a website using google, use the site: command (no space after the colon, it is followed immediately by the web address). For example, to search within the Smithsonian website for banjo information, Google: banjo site:si.edu

Use a whole web address to search narrow, use less to search broad. For example:

dulcimer site:www.folkways.si.edu

searches only the Smithsonian Folkways Institute website

dulcimer site:si.edu

searches all Smithsonian institutes and museums

dulcimer site:.edu

searches all education websites, including colleges, universities, schools etc.