When beginning your research, use encyclopedias and dictionaries to get background information on your topic. The library offers these resources both physically and online.
In the search on the library homepage, type in a jazz genre, musician, or composer. When you get your results, use the sidebar to filter to Availability: Online and Resource Type: Reference Entries.
Browse: Most jazz reference books are located in ML102J section of the music stacks.
Here are a few encyclopedias and dictionaries you can use to find information on jazz:
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