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Start Your Research with Library Databases

Oxford Music Online

Includes full-text of New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, New Grove Dictionary of Opera and New Grove Dictionary of Jazz.

Music & Musicology (Humanities E-Book Collection)

New Platform! ACLS Humanities E-Book (HEB) is an online, fully searchable collection of 5,000 books of high quality in the humanities and related social sciences. Now on the Fulcrum Platform.

Pop Culture Universe: Icons, Idols, Ideas

A digital library on American and world popular culture, past and present.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Contains encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.


Books & eBooks

Conducting and Rehearsing the Instrumental Music Ensemble : Scenarios, Priorities, Strategies, Essentials, and Repertoire
Music Therapy with Families : Therapeutic Approaches and Theoretical Perspectives
A Latin American Music Reader : Views From the South
From Tejano to Tango : Essays on Latin American Popular Music
Lift Every Voice : The History of African American Music
Music: Ideas in Profile
Music Theory Secrets : 94 Strategies for the Starting Musician
Producing Country : The Inside Story of the Great Recordings
Rock Star : The Making of Musical Icons From Elvis to Springsteen
Why Classical Music Still Matters
50 Years of Rolling Stone : The Music, Politics and People That Shaped Our Culture
How the Beatles Destroyed Rock 'n' Roll : an alternative history of American popular music
The Encyclopedia of Popular Music
Countercultures and Popular Music
Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Popular Musicians since 1990
The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music
The Jazz Standards : A Guide to the Repertoire

Watch Films and Listen to Music

Music and Performing Arts

Combines audio and video that spans all time periods, hundreds of thousands of seminal artists, composers, choreographers, and ensembles to provide an unparalleled learning environment for the teaching of music.

Music and Dance Online

Streaming audio, video, and music scores; cross-search 19 specialty music databases from Alexander Street Press.

Music Online: Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries

A virtual encyclopedia of the world's musical and aural traditions.

Classical Music Library

Medieval to 21st century classical music; composers, genres, instruments, music appreciation, and more.

Jazz Music Library

The largest and most comprehensive collection of streaming jazz available online, with thousands of jazz artists, ensembles, albums, and genres.

Popular Music Library

Popular music from around the world, including hundreds of thousands of tracks from major genres in pop music, including alternative, country, Christian, electronic, hip-hop, metal, punk, new age, R&B, reggae, rock, soundtracks and many more.

World Music

Music from 170 countries and 1,000 cultural groups; an extensive folk music collection with content from reggae, hip-hop, rap, electronic, spoken word, opera and more.

Music & Dance Videos (Films on Demand)

Educational films and documentaries grouped into subject-specific categories.


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