Mon–Fri 9 am–5 pm, closed Sat–Sun Room 112c, Music Building
Audio and Video Recordings (in the Music
Formats include CD, DVD, Video Tape, Laser Disc, etc. Search the
Doctoral Dissertations in Musicology (American
An international database of bibliographic records for completed
dissertations and new dissertation topics in the fields of
musicology, music theory, and ethnomusicology, as well as in
related musical, scientific, and humanistic disciplines.
Dissertations themselves are not included. Search the database.
Garland Encyclopedia of World Music
A comprehensive online resource devoted to research of
the music of the world’s peoples. Search the
(International Music Score Library Project)
It is a project for the creation of a virtual library of public
domain music scores based on the wiki principle; it is also more
than that. Users can exchange musical ideas through the site,
submit their own compositions, or listen to other people’s
compositions. Search for scores.
International Index to Music Periodicals (Music
Full text covers nearly all aspects of the world of music from
the scholarly studies to the latest crazes. Search the index.
The Global Jukebox Database
The Global Jukebox is an interactive database of sound recordings
developed by the Association for Cultural Equality, founded by
Alan Lomax. Visit the database.
(Registration and Sign-in Required)
Naxos Classical Recordings (Streaming,
Online) Search the
recordings. (Requires on-campus connectivity or VPN.)
Oxford Music Online
Contains articles from New
Grove 2001, Grove Opera, Grove Jazz, as well
as second editions of The Grove Dictionary of
American Music and The Grove Dictionary of
Musical Instruments. Search the
RILM Abstracts of Music Literature
The full bibliography is a single product but does not
necessarily contain full text of the cited publication. It’s the
full database from 1800 to the present. Search the abstracts.
(Requires on-campus connectivity or VPN.)
The main campus library, Peter J.
Shields Library, has complete reference materials, a
definitive collection of scores and books about music, and
photocopying facilities. Search the holdings.
WWW Sites of Interest to Musicologists
The American Musicological Society website has links to a wide
variety of musicology e-resources. Some of the listed resources
are powerful research tools. See