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Music Library

Indexes to Articles and Literature about Music

Music Index

Indexes articles from over 640 international music periodicals, as well as other non-music periodicals (e.g., the Village Voice). Citations to articles, book reviews, reviews of music recordings, tapes, and performances. Includes first performances and obituaries. More Info


RILM Abstracts of Music Literature

Citations and abstracts for articles, books, conference proceedings, bibliographies, catalogues, dissertations, Festschriften, iconographies, critical commentaries to complete works, ethnographic recordings and videos, reviews, etc. All aspects of music covered. More Info


JSTOR (Journal STORage) presents the full text, in facsimile form, of the complete back files of important scholarly journals, generally from the first volume through issues published prior to the most recent three years. Music is a discipline category. More Info


Project Muse

Full-text online editions of over 100 scholarly journals in the Humanities and Social Sciences that are published by The Johns Hopkins University Press and other scholarly publishers. Some music journals are included. More Info


Doctoral Dissertations in Musicology

Doctoral Dissertations in Music (DDM) is an international index of 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. Currently contains over 14,000 records, including the corrected and updated contents of all earlier printed editions of DDM.


C.A.I.R.R.S. for Music

Computer-Assisted Information Retrieval Service System - A database of music research literature, particularly in the areas of music therapy and medicine.


Thesaurus Musicarum Latinarum

The Thesaurus Musicarum Latinarum (TML) is an evolving database of the entire corpus of Latin music theory written during the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. It complements but does not duplicate the Thesaurus Linguae Graecae (TLG), Thesaurus Linguae Latinae (TLL), Lexicon musicum Latinum medii aevi (LmL), and similar projects such as the Center for Computer Analysis of Texts (CCAT) and saggi musicali italiani (SMI).