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Search recommended databases for background and contextual information, journal articles and additional book resources.
- Oxford Music Online
Access and cross-search the vast resources of Oxford's music reference in one location. Includes Encyclopedia of Popular Music, The Oxford Companion to Music, and The Oxford Dictionary of Music. It is also the access point for Grove Music Online.
- RILM: Index to Music Literature
Produced by the Repertoire Internationale de Litterature Musicale, RILM indexes dozens of information formats produced all over the world. Features works published from 1967 to the present.
- RIPM: the Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals
Indexes music periodicals published during the 19th Century up through circa 1950. Produced by the International Musicological Society and the International Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres.
Provides access to the core scholarly journals in many fields of study. The Advanced Search feature allows you to search solely within Music journals. Be aware that most JStor journal coverage ends 4-6 years prior to the current year.
Features descriptions of books held by libraries all over the world. Good place to expand your book research, although you may need to use E-Z Borrow or Interlibrary Loan to obtain materials.
- Classical Music Library
An online listening library, featuring music written from the earliest times (e.g. Gregorian Chant) to the present, including many contemporary composers. Repertoire ranges from vocal and choral music, to chamber, orchestral, solo instrumental, and opera.
- Lexis-Nexis Music Reviews
Search for recent music and opera reviews over the last dozen years in newspapers such as the New York Times and Washington Post.