Answered By: Loan Nguyen
Last Updated: May 01, 2017     Views: 239

Thanks for contacting us with your question.  You can find peer reviewed articles on this topic using our databases.  A good database to start with for this topic is Education Source.  To enter the database, click on the database title.  If you're off-campus, you will be asked to log in with your CELT ID and password.  Try searching for "classical music" and "reading comprehension" (putting the keywords in quotes tells the database to look for articles that have those terms together).  To limit your results to peer reviewed articles, check the "scholarly peer reviewed journals" box.  Your search should look like this:

Hit "search" to run the search. Hopefully  you will find some relevant articles. To access the full text of an article, click "PDF full text" or "HTML full text". If you don't see PDF or HTML options, click "UST check availability" to find the full text in another database.  

Other databases you may want to try for this topic are PsycInfo and Academic Search Complete. For more tips on searching databases, see the presentation below: