Music Databases

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Covers music from the scholarly to the popular.
Coverage: 1874 - current
Streaming access to nearly 40,000 classical, jazz and world music CDs.
Cross-search multiple Oxford and Grove Music reference titles in one location.
Coverage: Publication dates 1993 - current
Citations and abstracts from worldwide publications on music.
Coverage: 1967 - current
Academic OneFile (Gale)    full text   title list
Broad collection from leading journals, newspapers and reference sources.
Coverage: 1980 - current
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Nearly 4,500 multi-disciplinary journals covering most subjects.
Coverage: 1975 - current (earlier for some titles)
AES E-Library    full text  
Audio Engineering Society research with over 13,000 full-text documents.
Coverage: 1953 - current
Over 25,000 classical scores and manuscripts to view or print.
Credo Reference    full text   search help   title list
100 full-text reference resources covering most academic subject areas.
Fine Arts & Music Collection (Gale)    full text   search help  
Over 300 full-text journals covering drama, music, art, filmmaking and more.
Coverage: 1980 - current
JSTOR    full text   search help   title list  
Arts & Science Collections I - IV offering over 500 full-text journals.
Coverage: 1800s - 1 to 5 years before current month (varies by title)
Citations covering research in literature, linguistics, literature, and folklore.
Coverage: 1980 - current
A free wiki-based website offering digital public domain music scores.
Search for books, journals and non-print materials.
Over 70,000 ebooks, many published by leading academic presses, covering 16 key subject areas. Works best on a PC in IE.
Over 5,000 ebooks covering all major subject areas.
Coverage: Publication dates 1990 - current
Nearly 2,000 books, articles, and videos from premier industry publishers. Coverage: 2005 - current
Research Guide
Best resources chosen by a UML subject specialist librarian.