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Welcome to the libguide for music! Here you will find information on the many resources the library has available for those studying music.

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Databases on Mobile

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Suggested Databases

The University has many databases available for your use. While you may be familiar with general databases, such as Academic Search Premier or Omnifile, you may not know that there are also databases that relate to your specific topic. We have selected a few for you to check out here.

  • Academic Search Complete
    Provides full text for nearly 3,200 journals covering the social sciences, humanities, general science, multi-cultural studies, education, and much more.
  • Biography in Context
    cludes 600,00 + biographies featuring people from history to science to literature. Hundreds of topic pages with integrated reference material, periodical information and multimedia content. Also included is the Lives & Perspectives Collection which supports high-school curricula and university coursework by providing multidisciplinary content on notable figures and the societal forces that have shaped their lives.
  • Films on Demand
    A collection of more than 6,400 full-length educational films covering a wide variety of disciplines. These films are produced by a number of companies such as Films for the Humanities and Sciences and Cambridge Educational.
    A database of scholarly journals that have been digitized starting with their original issues, some of which date back into the 1800s.
  • Learning Express Library
    Find practice tests for the GRE among other exams. To navigate use the search at the bottom of the page.
  • Library Music Source
    The largest collection of Western Classical sheet music ever assembled is now available via the internet from
  • Naxos Music Library
    On-line library of thousands of recordings in a variety of styles. Perfect for faculty and students in Music Department - faculty can even create listening lists for their classes.
  • Naxos Music Library Jazz
    Naxos Music Library Jazz [NMLJ] offers a mix selection of jazz legends and contemporary jazz. Recordings of over 32,000 artists are represented.
  • Oxford Music Online
    Includes the online version of the Oxford Dictionary of Music, Grove Music Online and the Oxford Companion to Music.
  • Project Muse
    Contains over 100 resources, including information on the visual and performing arts.

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