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Oxford Music Online – (3 simultaneous users). Over 60,000 articles written by music scholars. Includes Grove Music Online, Oxford Dictionary of Music, Oxford Companion to Music, and Encyclopedia of Popular Music.
Garland Encyclopedia of World Music, 10 vols., – Rentschler Library Reference Collection. Also available at Gardner-Harvey Library (Middletown), and the Music Library in Oxford. Call Number REF ML100 .G16 1998. Pages from this encyclopedia set can be photocopied (10 cents per page) or scanned to PDF for free and sent to your email account. Ask for assistance at the service desk in any of the libraries.
Music Periodicals Database – Hundreds of music journals covering a broad scope of research from performance, theory and composition to music education, jazz and ethnomusicology.
Academic Search Complete – A general database of articles from magazines and scholarly journals.
JSTOR – Scholarly journals in many different disciplines. Has about 75 music journals full text.
Smithsonian Global Sound – (4 simultaneous users) Recordings from Smithsonian Folkways and affiliated labels in folk, blues, jazz, country, children’s and spoken word from all over the world.
Smithsonian Folkways – Nonprofit record label of the Smithsonian Institution.
World Music from NPR (National Public Radio)
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