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Dissertation and Thesis Research and Writing Guide for Music Students: Home

Contact Information

Questions concerning graduate requirements? Contact Jenny Phillips in the School of Music Graduate Office: or 217-244-8385.


This site is intended to provide guidance about library resources for graduate students in the School of Music researching or writing a thesis or dissertation.

Use the tabs above to focus on the areas you need related to researching and writing your thesis or dissertation (please note there are also additional tabs listed under Finding Music Materials and Finding Journal Articles) . Hopefully a lot of this is familiar to you from Mus511, Mus528, or Mus533, but the information here and in those guides can be a good reminder.

***The information provided here about graduation/dissertation requirements is intended as a guideline only. Always check with the School of Music or Graduate College Thesis Office if you have any questions. Please also reference the graudate handbook, linked to the left.

Have questions we didn't cover? Please let us know via the feedback option ("Send Email") to the right.

Subject Guide

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