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Grove Music Online

Full text of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz.

Project Muse

Scholarly journals in a broad range of subjects - view title list.


A journal archive covering arts, humanities, and social sciences. Coverage extends until 3-5 years ago. *Current issues may be available in other databases - to see our complete full-text coverage for a particular journal title, use the Magazines/Journal search in the library catalog.

Academic Search Complete (EBSCO)

Provides full text for more than 5,300 scholarly publications, including full text for 4,400 peer-reviewed journals. Coverage spans virtually every area of academic study and offers information dating as far back as 1865.

Oxford Reference Online

Contains about 100 dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press. Fully-indexed and cross-searchable - view title list. Select "Performing Arts" to search dictionaries of music, dance, opera, and theatre.

Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective

An index covering a wide range of interdisciplinary fields in a broad array of humanities and social sciences journals. Covers 1907-1984. Linked full text may be available in other GTL databases.

Print Resources

LC call number ranges: M [Music & musical scores], ML [Literature on music], MT [Musical instruction & study]

Subject headings:
Rock music

General Reference

Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians [6 v.]

REF ML 105 .B16 2001

Music Since 1900, 6th ed.

REF ML 197 .S634 2001

New Grove Dictionary of American Music [4 v.]

REF ML 101 .U6 N48 1986

New Grove Dictionary of Music & Musicians, 2nd ed. [29 v.]

REF ML 100 .N48 2001

New Harvard Dictionary of Music

REF ML 100 .N485 1986

Popular Music

Encyclopedia of Popular Music [8 v.]

REF ML 102 .P66 G84 1998

Encyclopedia of Rock

REF ML 102 .R6 E5 1988

New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, 2nd ed. [3 v.]

REF ML 102 .J3 N48 2002

Opera & Musical Theatre

Encyclopedia of the Musical Theatre, 2nd ed. [3 v.]

REF ML 102 .M88 G3 2001

The New Kobbé's Opera Book

REF MT 95 .K52 1997

Music Resources for Teachers

MENC: The National Association for Music Education

Resources, tools, and links for parents, teachers and students.

Yahoo!: Music Education

A wide range of links on musical instruments, teaching methods, and support for music education.


Sheet Music Now

Database of online scores.  Fee-based service, though some music at this site is free.

Ethnomusicology, Folk Music and World Music (University of Washington)

DW3: Classical Music Resources (Duke University)

Music Topics (Librarians' Index to the Internet)

Worldwide Internet Music Resources (Indiana University)


Last updated 09-10-07