Music Bibliographic Databases
Oxford Music Online
With Grove Music Online as its cornerstone, Oxford Music Online also contains The Oxford Companion to Music (revised 2011), which offers more than 8,000 articles on composers, performers, conductors, instruments and notation, forms and genres, and individual works; and The Oxford Dictionary of Music, 2nd edition (revised 2006), which supplements Grove's more-extensive articles with content geared toward undergraduates and general users.
International Index to Music Periodicals - Full Text (IIMP-FT)
A music journal resource with more than half a million indexed articles, plus detailed abstracts and full text from 1874 to current, covering the scholarly to the popular.
Music Literature (RILM Abstracts)
Music Literature, or what used to be called Répertoire Internationale de Littérature Musicale - RILM, is the major international abstracting and indexing publication for music, music theory, musicology and ethnomusicology. It is published under the aegis of the International Musicological Society and the International Association of Music Libraries.
Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals (RIPM)
The Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals Répertoire international de la presse musicale (RIPM). RIPM focuses on music literature from approximately 1800 to 1950.
Information about books, journal titles, scores, sound recordings, videos, and materials in other formats owned by more than 15,000 U.S. and foreign libraries. Use the LIMIT option to search for sound recordings and scores. DOES NOT INCLUDE JOURNAL ARTICLES.