Rock Music

                                Prepared for Mrs. Schmidt’s Music Class





A. Catalog:


1.     Cherokee Library Catalog: Start→ Programs  → Cherokee Library


2.     Cherokee Center Web Page :

            Cherokee Book and Audio Visual Catalog


Use the Subject Search: Rock Music or Rock and Roll Music

Note: In the North Media Center:

Reference 780’s are located downstairs. (R 780 DEA – R 780.92 ILL)

Nonfiction 780’s are upstairs.   Please see the cart as well.



B. Online Resources: From Media Center Homepage, use  Research Databases 


Start – Programs – Internet Explorer - Research Databases (Get bookmark for home access.)

Britannica Online:

Select Encylcopaedia Britannica. In the search box, type rock music. This online encyclopedia will provide an overview of rock music along with links for further investigation.


Discovering Collection:

This database will provide both authoritative articles and images on rock music. Use the Basic Search for rock music or for an individual composer.


            History Resource Center: US

Both the Subject Search and Person Search will retrieve articles on your topic. The Topic Trees presented will assist in finding information.

            EBSCOhost Masterfile Premiere:

Be sure to select Full Text.


C. The WEB:


·        Wikipedia - History of rock music-

·        Rock and Roll Hall of Fame - 

·        The History of Rock 'n' Roll: The Golden Decade, 1954-1963 -

·        All Music Guide -

·        American Music from 1950 - Present -

·        Rock 'n' Roll Links-

·        Worldwide Music resources -





Prepared by Mrs. Martinez, 2/06

Posted by L. D., 2/06