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Journal Articles (Indexes + Full text)
Music Periodicals Database
Formerly known as The International Index to Music Periodicals, Music Periodicals Database is a music journal resource with almost 800,000 indexed articles, plus detailed abstracts and full text from 1874 to the present, covering the scholarly to the popular.
RILM Abstracts of Music Literature
RILM Abstracts of Music Literature is a comprehensive bibliography on writings about music featuring citations, abstracts, and indexes. It covers over one million publications from around the world on traditional music, popular music, classical music, and related subjects. Coverage begins in the early 19th century and extends to the present.
Performing Arts Periodicals Database
Formerly known as the International Index to Performing Arts, the Performing Arts Periodicals Database provides indexing and abstracts for a wide range of journals from 1864 to the present covering theatre, dance, film, stagecraft, musical theatre, television, performance art, storytelling, opera, pantomime, puppetry, magic, and other performing arts.
Multidisciplinary Resources of Interest
Ebsco Academic Search Premier
Multidisciplinary, full text database for more than 4,500 journals, including peer-reviewed titles, some back to 1975.
Dissertations & Theses Global This link opens in a new window
Comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, including some full-text.
Scholarly journal archive, going back to the first issue for many titles.
Periodicals Index Online
A general database of millions of article citations published in the arts, humanities and social sciences, across more than 300 years.
A digital library of over two million images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and social sciences with a suite of software tools to view, present, and manage images for research and teaching purposes. Includes images of musical instruments and performance space architecture.
Worldwide union catalog of books and other materials in OCLC member libraries.
Scores and Score Indexing
The International Music Score Library Project, also know as the Petrucci Music Library, is a database of music scores in the public domain. IMSLP contains over 300,000 scores from over 14,000 composers.
Index to Printed Music
As the only electronic resource for individual pieces of music published in standard scholarly editions, IPM provides detailed indexing, making it an invaluable resource for music researchers and students. Included is music from ancient Greek times to the present, with content searchable by composer name or ID, editor, genre, language, librettist, publisher name, series, and more.
Early Music Online
This collection holds digitized images of some of the world's oldest surviving volumes of printed music.
A.P. Schmidt Company Archives (Library of Congress)
The Archive consists of the original manuscripts from which the music was printed, printed music, personal and corporate correspondence, photographs (primarily composers/arrangers), business records, plate books, publication books, stock and cash books. The online presentation includes only music manuscripts, with available digital items linked directly to the items in the finding aid.
Web Library of Seventeenth-Century Music
The Web Library of Seventeenth-Century Music is a service offered by the Society for Seventeenth-Century Music to its members and to the musical community at large. It presents new scholarly editions of seventeenth-century compositions that have remained unpublished or that are not available commercially.
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