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(45) Databases & Article Indexes In 'Music'
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Primary Music Databases & Article Indexes

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EBSCO MegaFILE
General, multidisciplinary periodical database, covering all scholarly disciplines, with many general and popular magazines, and news sources. Includes bibliographic citations with indexing and abstra...   [more]
Holdings: Coverage varies: mostly 1990s to present.

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JSTOR
JSTOR specializes in making available the back issues of journals in a wide variety of humanities and social science disciplines. Issues are available both as images and as text, making searching poss...   [more]
Holdings: active
Embargo: 195 month embargo on full-text
Supplemental URLs
    JSTOR Title List (by title)
    JSTOR Advanced Search
    JSTOR Printing Help
    JSTOR Title List (by discipline)
    JSTOR on Mobile devices

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Music Index Online
The editor-librarians at Harmonie Park Press survey data from more than 690 international music periodicals and review new journals for pos...   [more]

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Music Magazine Archive: Rock, Folk & Hip Hop
Also Known as: Music Magazine Digital Archive, MMA Rock, MMA Folk, MMA Hip Hop
[more]
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Music Periodicals Database
Also Known as: International Index to Music Periodicals, Full Text Edition (IIMP), Music Database,
IIMP Full Text is a music information resource with indexing, abstracts and selected full text from many sources, covering the scholarly to the popular. Offering the widest span of scholarship availab...   [more]
Holdings: Dates vary.

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RILM Abstracts of Music Literature
Also Known as: RILM Retrospective, RILM Comprehensive
Covers all aspects of music, including historical musicology, ethnomusicology, instruments and voice, dance, and music therapy. If related to music, works in other fields, such as librarianship, lite...   [more]
Holdings: Updated monthly.

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RIPM: Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals (1800-1950)
RIPM (Repertoire international de la presse musicale) provides access to the contents of European and American music periodicals published in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Topics covered include ...   [more]
Supplemental URLs
    former interface

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RISM: International Inventory of Musical Sources (EBSCOhost)
RISM (Repertoire International des Sources Musicales/International Inventory of Musical Sources) provides online access to RISM series A/II: Music Manuscripts after 1600. ...   [more]
Supplemental URLs
    former interface
    RISM: OPAC search

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Important Music Databases & Article Indexes

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A-R Online Music Anthology
Also Known as: AR Online Music Anthology
[more]

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Aria Database
A searchable database of opera arias with texts, translations, and MIDI files....   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Arts & Humanities Citation Index: A&HCI (WOK Web of Science)
[more]

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ASCAP ACE title search
A searchable database of information about all compositions that appear in ASCAP's repertory....   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Bach Bibliography (Yo Tomita)
Contains some 19,000 bibliographic entries related to the life and music of J.S. Bach....   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Bibliographie des Musikschrifttums
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Unrestricted Access

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BMI Repertoire Search
Search for information on song titles registered with BMI....   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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CANTUS
Indices of chants in selected manuscripts and early printed sources of the liturgical Office....   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Concert life in nineteenth-century London
[more]
Unrestricted Access

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Current bibliography (Society for Ethnomusicology)
Features a bibliography, videography, filmography, and discography of materials of interest to ethnomusicologists....   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Doctoral Dissertations in Musicology (DDM)
An international database of completed and in-progress dissertations with abstracts....   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive
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Hofmeister XIX
Also Known as: hofmeister monatsberichte
In 1829 the Leipzig music publisher Friedrich Hofmeister began publishing a series of monthly or bi-monthly catalogues of printed music, largely but not exclusively based on the products of publishers...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Index to Printed Music : Collections & Series (IPM)
Also Known as: Index to Printed Music : Collections & Series (IPM)
[more]
Supplemental URLs
    New interface effective May 1, 2009!

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Internet Movie Database (IMDb)
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Unrestricted Access

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Milken Archive of American Jewish Music
The Milken Archive of American Jewish Music is an international undertaking to record, preserve and distribute a vast cross-section, comprising hundreds of outstanding pieces of American Jewish music ...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Mozart Source Database
List of Mozart sources around the world; maintained by the Neue Mozart Ausgabe....   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Music manuscript paper
Blank music papers in PostScript and PDF formats. All are for 8 1/2" x 11" paper (portrait orientation) unless otherwise noted....   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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MuSICA (Music and Science Information Archive; U. California Irvine)
An index of the publication MuSICA Research Notes. Focus on music and behavior and cognitive/psychological aspects of music. Search by subject, issue, or article title and view full text....   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Musica International Database of Choral Music
Contains information on 135,000 choral compositions....   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Musical Borrowing: An annotated bibliography (Indiana University):
A bibliography of articles dealing with musical borrowing, transcription, variations, parody, etc....   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Naxos Video Library
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Nexis Uni (formerly LexisNexis Academic) (NYT & much more)
Also Known as: lexis/nexis, Lexis-Nexis, Lexis Nexis, LN Academic, LexisNexis Academic, Lexis Nexis Academic
Access to full-text national and international newspapers , including the New York Times, and the Times of London business and accounting information, biographical data, and some selected legal mat...   [more]
Supplemental URLs
    LN Academic becomes Nexis Uni transition
    LexisNexis Academic (old interface)

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Operabase
A searchable database of all things opera. View singers' schedules, search opera performances, opera houses, etc....   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Periodicals Index Online
Also Known as: PIO,PCI,Periodical Contents Index,Chadwyck PCI,Periodicals Contents Index
Humanities and social sciences. The scope is international, including journals in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish and other Western languages. ...   [more]

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Proquest Dissertations and Theses Fulltext (formerly Dissertation Abstracts)
Also Known as: Digital Dissertations, Dissertation Abstracts, UMI, DAI, ProQuest Dissertations and Theses (PQDT), Proquest Dissertations and Theses Fulltext
Indexing (since 1861) and abstracting (since 1980) for doctoral-level dissertations completed at North American universities. Page images or fulltext of all available dissertations - including Penn d...   [more]
Holdings: Indexing 1861-present, abstracts 1980-present, page-image or fulltext PDF for available dissertations dissertations from 1997 to the present.

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RISM (International Inventory of Musical Source) manuscript catalog
Free online access to the contents of RISM A/II (manuscripts). Contains information on about 700,000 music manuscripts by some 25,000 composers. The sources are preserved in the libraries and archives...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Rock's Backpages
Also Known as: rocks backpages
[more]

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RoJaRo (Rock-Jazz-Roots)
An index of articles, discographies, and interviews covering all types of popular music. Comprises nearly 800,000 entries....   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Themefinder: RISM Database of Musical Manuscripts in US Libraries
Search tool for 55,491 incipits from music manuscripts after 1600 contained in libraries of the United States of America. ...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Universal-Handbuch der Musikliteratur = Universal handbook of musical literature (Pazdirek)
Directory of music published in the nineteenth century...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Web of Science
Also Known as: ISI Citation Indexes, Arts & Humanities Citation Index, Science Citation Index, Social Sciences Citation Index, SSCI, SCI, AHCI, ISI, WOK, Web of Knowledge
Indexes journals in the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities. Allows for cited reference searching. Includes Science Citation Index, the Social Science Citation Index[more]
Holdings: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED)--1945-present, Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI)--1956-present, Arts & Humanities Citation Index (A&HCI)--1975-present. Updated weekly.
Supplemental URLs
    Web of Science Tutorials
    Cited Reference Searching Tutorial

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Related Music Databases & Article Indexes

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Folk Literature of the Sephardic Jews
A multimedia archive of ballads and other oral literature in Judeo-Spanish collected from 1957 to 1993 by Samuel G. Armistead (University of California, Davis), the late Joseph H. Silverman (Universit...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Global Books in Print
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Holdings: Updated weekly.

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Handbook of Latin American Studies
Also Known as: HLAS
Bibliography of works on Latin America selected by scholars and edited by the Hispanic Division of the Library of Congress. Covers anthropology (including archaeology, ethnohistory and ethnology), ar...   [more]
Holdings: 1935 to the present. Updated monthly.
Unrestricted Access
Supplemental URLs
    rlg interface 03/01/05

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Hispanic American Periodicals Index
Also Known as: HAPI
Subjects covered include anthropology, archaeology, anthropology, banking and finance, business, commerce, drama, drug trade, economic development, environmental issues, ethnography, folklore, geogr...   [more]
Holdings: 1970 to the present. Updated weekly.

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ITER: Gateway to the Middle Ages and the Renaissance
Medieval (400-1500) and Renaissance (1300-1700) studies...   [more]

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