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Musicology 5 - History of Rock and Roll (Fall 2021)

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Miki Goral
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220 Powell Library

To Google or not to Google?

The Internet has brought a vast array of information to your desktop. The challenge for students is to identify the relevant sources, get to them easily, and critically evaluate their content. Some of the following websites are licensed for UC users only, others are open to all. Those that are licensed will not turn up in a Google search.

This guide will lead you to resources that can help you find material for your assignments. Remember that you can always ask a reference librarian for help.

Online Help

There is a lot of online help for remote learning. Below are some links that you can look at on your own.

Other Useful Research Guides

There are many other research guides that might be useful for your topics. Below are links to two of them, but you can check here for others.

This guide provides information about resources that have been made available by publishers and vendors in response to the COVID-19 crisis. Some resources are offered for free for a limited period of time; others require authentication using the VPN or a proxy server (and are marked with a key icon: ). 

Go to  Kanopy: Access and Use  for information about accessing Kanopy. 

Connect from Off-Campus or via Wireless On-Campus

Most of the links on these pages go to subscription sources which are accessible from any computer on campus. All campus wireless networks (eduroam, UCLA_WIFI, or UCLA_WEB) provide access to online subscription content.

UCLA students, faculty, and staff can access these sites from off-campus using either the Bruin Online Proxy Server (a simple setting in your browser) or the UCLA VPN Client (a program you install on your computer). To set up an iPAD, follow the instructions for the iPhone. You can also get access through UCLA mobile. Off-campus access will require Multi-Factor Authentication in addition to a Bruin ID and Password.

[NOTE: If you are using a Mac, you may need to use Chrome or Firefox, not Safari, to read some of the pdf material.]