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Interdisciplinary Studies 242: The Arts and Democracy

Research and Instruction Librarian for Music & Fine Arts

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Karen Olson
Christiansen Hall of Music 147 (Music Library)
& Rolvaag Library 306

Fine Arts Databases

Arts research databases will mostly be useful if you are looking for materials pertaining to education or community engagement. Be sure to add terms like "education" or "community engagement" to your searches, to filter out historically-based articles.

Government Data

If you like maps and spreadsheets, here are directions for using Social Explorer to find and download census data. This is especially good for historical census data.

Education, Social Science, Political Science Databates

News Databases