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Academic Search Complete [?]

A broad, interdisciplinary database with full-text to more than 5,300 scholarly and popular periodicals. Provides coverage for all undergraduate areas of study, including social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, language and linguistics, arts and literature, medical sciences, and ethnic studies.

IIMP Full Text (International Index to Music Periodicals) [?]

Searches and provides access to hundreds of music journals covering a broad scope of research from performance, theory and composition to music education, jazz, and ethnomusicology.


Full-text to important journals in the fields of: African Studies, Anthropology, Art & Art History, Asian Studies, Biology, Business, Ecology, Economics, Education, General Science, History, Language & Literature, Law, Mathematics, Middle East Studies, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Sociology, Statistics, and Zoology. Coverage is limited to journals that are usually at least 5 years old, but some more recent articles may be available.

Musical [?]

Business source for music. Includes music industry news, a database featuring artists and artist managers, links to venues and presenters, and a complete directory of arts organizations, and more.

RILM Abstracts [?]

Provides bibliographic information and abstracts to publications on music from all over the world. Includes topics such as ethnomusicology, music therapy, music education, music theory, and more.


American Song [?]

Contains songs are by and about American Indians, miners, immigrants, slaves, children, pioneers, and cowboys. They touch topics as varied as Civil Rights, political campaigns, Prohibition, the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, anti-war protests, and more. The range of genres includes country, folk, bluegrass, Western, old time, American Indian, blues, gospel, shape note singing, doo-wop, Motown, R&B, soul, funk, and others.

Jazz Music Library [?]

A comprehensive collection of jazz recordings covering thousands of artists, ensembles, albums, and genres, from all over the world, from the beginnings of jazz to today. Includes recordings from over two-dozen record labels.

Naxos Music Library [?]

Includes classical, jazz, world, and folk musics; allows for online listening and access to biographical information on composers and performers, as well as program notes on the works being played.

Smithsonian Global Sound [?]

Provides online audio files for materials from the Smithsonian Folkways catalog and other archival collections representing regions of the world in various genres including folk, blues, jazz, country, children’s, and spoken word.

Music Scores

Online Collections of Music Scores: Provides links to scores that can be viewed or printed from online collections.

Library Guides

Music LibGuide