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Music Faculty LibGuide: Databases

For Music Faculty

Library Databases

The library provides access to over 85 databases covering a wide range of topics.  In the databases you can find magazine, newspaper, and journal articles as well as ebooks, streaming videos, images, and more.  All of these resources can be embedded and/or linked in your Canvas courses.    

Library Databases

Use the following databases to find articles and information about issues related to teaching and learning as well as the music field.

The following is a sample of music related periodicals the library subscribes to in electronic format.  You can search for a specific magazine or journal title using the library's Journal Finder.

The SCC Library subscribes to streaming video databases where you can watch full length videos right from you tablet or desktop.  No downloading needed.

Music to Your Ears: Finding the Perfect Pitch

Mozart, Chopin, Jimi Hendrix and Bing Crosby all had it - but only 1 in 10,000 Americans are estimated to have perfect pitch, the ability to identify specific musical notes just by hearing them. Now computer scientists are working on a system to teach pitch identification more quickly.  Watch this streaming video to learn more!