Check out below for help finding information, specific resources,
and research hints for more specific areas within the broader subject of Music.
Databases and Indexes
The two major resources we have available to assist you in music-specific research are Music Index and RILM. The table below will points out the strengths of each of these. Begin with the one most appropriate to your research need.
|Dates of coverage
||Print: 1949 - 2001
Online via EbscoHost : 1962-present
Online via EbscoHost:
||Monthly (print version)
||Periodical articles only
||Articles, dissertations, bibliographies, books, reviews
||Primarily English language
||Citations and abstracts
|Major subject focus
||Classical and popular music, music education
||Scholarly works, musicology, ethnomusicology
Academic Search Premier
A general academic database that includes music periodicals. To limit to scholarly journals only, select Peer Reviewed in the Limits.
Complete digitized back-runs of core scholarly journals in the arts, including many music journals. Note: This is not a current issues database.
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