Set up your Google Scholar (GS) account: In the settings menu, go to Library Links and add Shenandoah. This allows GS to show you what you can access for free from the SU library.
Don't settle for just any source. Search until you find what you're looking for.
Many of the databases that you will use come from Ebsco, a provider of online indexes and full text.
These brief tutorials describe the searching strategies that work best in databases such as RILM and Music Index. You will need Adobe Flash Player to view them.
Creating a Basic Search (Ebsco)
Advanced Search (Ebsco)