Reading 5: From hand to paper – A note about sources.

Definitions, differences, and importance. When researching music, one might find interesting things, erased content or notes to self that composers (or copyists) left themselves in their manuscripts – be it autographs (handmade copies by the hand of someone), or...

Reading 4: The dreadful P-word!

This week’s blog report is about the delicate and complicated subject of Plagiarism (I knew we had to go there at some point!), and we have some ideas that would make us think twice about what we consider plagiarism. Kenneth Goldsmith definitely has his ideas...

Reading 2: Clearly, Briefly, Boldly, Actively, Charmingly

Angell – Writing Clearly Writing is hard for people who have practice at it, so imagine what it is for people who are not constantly writing? Roger Angell is the stepson of E.B. White, and he recounts how his stepfather would sit every week for hours in his...

Reading 1: A step-by-step guide to Getting Started

If seen as a whole, we could consider the prescribed readings as a step-by-step guide on how a student may navigate through the first steps of a competent and well-sourced research project. The three articles touch on different parts of the possible beginning steps of...