History of Rock and Roll Since 1970:
Online Library Resources

1. Finding Electronic Books (eBooks)

ABC-CLIO eBooks Many good reference sources covering the history of rock music since 1970, including:

Gale Virtual Reference Library Another large collection of e-Reference Books. Good sources for general overviews of topics from a variety of perspectives.

eBook Collection (EBSCOhost) Search this large collection of eBooks for artists, genres, and ideas.

2. Finding Periodical Articles

SIRS database is a great source for magazine and newpaper topics, especially those related to the intersection of music and social topics; e.g.:

Academic Search Premier

LexisNexis Academic

3. Using Web Resources

Avoid random people's opinion pages -- look instead for authoritative sources of information from reputable organizations or news outlets. For example:

How do you tell if a site is authoritative and reputable?

4. MLA Citation - Avoid plagiarism and be sure to properly cite the resources you use.

Where can you get help with MLA?

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