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Abstracting and Indexing
RILM Abstracts of Music Literature * * *
1967-present; RILM (Repertoire International de Litterature Musicale) Abstracts of Music Literature is a comprehensive music bibliography featuring citations, abstracts, and indexes. RILM is international in scope with materials from 150+ countries and in more than 200 languages. There are approximately a half million records in RILM on traditional music, popular music, and classical music. Conference proceedings in go back to 1835. Search RILM and RIPM together.
Classical Music Library
Current; a music database of 20,000 tracks sourced from leading classical music recording labels and major artists, increasing at the rate of 2,000 per month. Content partners include Hyperion, Vox, Vanguard, Arabesque, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Sanctuary and many other respected labels. The collection includes Hänssler Classic's complete Bach collection and many other great performances and artists. The music is cross-referenced to biographies and liner notes, as well as links to external databases such as Grove Dictionary of Music. This resource may be cross-searched, along with other music resources, via Music Online.
Naxos Music Library * * *
Current; Naxos Music Library is a unique resource of classical music online. It includes the complete Naxos, Marco Polo, and Dacapo catalogues of over 85,000 tracks, including classical music, jazz, world, folk and Chinese music. Users can access and play the entire catalogue of Naxos recordings, selecting works, for example, by composer, artist, period, year of composition, solo instrument or genre. Playlists can easily be created for educational use and hours of continuous enjoyment. Includes notes on the works being played as well as biographical information on composers or artists.
Smithsonian Global Sound * * *
Smithsonian Global Sound, produced in partnership with Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, is a virtual encyclopedia of the world's musical and aural traditions. The collection provides educators, students, and interested listeners with an unprecedented variety of online resources that support the creation, continuity, and preservation of diverse musical forms. This resource may be cross-searched, along with other music resources, via Music Online.
1984-present; indexes articles on anthropology and archaeology, including art history, demography, economics, psychology, and religion.
Bibliography of Asian Studies
1971-present; this online version of the Bibliography of Asian Studies (BAS) contains more than 610,000 records of materials in all subjects (especially humanities and social sciences) pertaining to East, Southeast, and South Asia.
Ethnic NewsWatch and ENW: A History * * *
1980-present; Ethnic NewsWatch is an interdisciplinary, bilingual (English and Spanish) and comprehensive full text database of the newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press beginning in 1990. ENW: A History covers the years 1960-1989. The experiences and contributions of African Americans, Hispanics, Native Peoples, Asian Americans, European Americans, Jewish Americans and Arab Americans illuminate three critical decades in U.S. and world history.
General and Interdisciplinary
Academic Search Premier * * *
Current; multidisciplinary full text database, designed for the academic community. Includes full text coverage for just under 4,700 journals, including 3,600 peer-reviewed journals.
America: History and Life
1954-present; article abstracts and citations of reviews and dissertations on the history and culture of the United States and Canada.
Arts and Humanities Citation Index
1975-present; source for information in all arts and humanities disciplines. Useful for retrieving recent articles that cite a known earlier article.
ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials * * *
1949-present; the ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials is the premier index to journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays in all fields of religion. Links are provided to 100,000 full text articles in ATLASerials, from more than fifty journals selected by religion scholars in the United States. Full text resources from the Religion and Philosophy Collection are also linked within this database.
1954-present; article abstracts and citations of books and dissertations on the history of the world from 1450 to the present. Excludes the U. S. and Canada.
IIPA Full Text (International Index to the Performing Arts Full Text) * * *
1864-present; draws its content from scholarly and popular performing arts periodicals, and also indexes a variety of documents such as biographical profiles, conference papers, obituaries, interviews, discographies, reviews and events. IPAFT covers nearly all aspects of the performing arts, from scholarly studies to snapshots of popular culture.
1906-present; Index Islamicus is an international bibliography of publications in European languages covering all aspects of Islam and the Muslim world, including history, beliefs, societies, cultures, languages, and literature. The database includes material published by Western orientalists, social scientists and Muslims.
LexisNexis Academic * * *
Current; said to be the world's largest full-text, online database, containing more than a billion full-text articles, citation abstracts, and documents. Emphasis is on current news and legal and business information. For help in getting started, see Introduction to LexisNexis Video Tutorial.
MLA International Bibliography
1926-present; the MLA International Bibliography is a bibliography of journal articles, books and dissertations. The electronic version of the bibliography contains over 1.5 million citations from more than 4,400 journals and series and 1,000 book publishers.
1940-present; abstracts for books and journal articles on epistemology, ethics, logic, metaphysics, and the philosophy of various disciplines.
ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Full Text * * *
1637-present; ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Full Text is the world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses. PQDT Full Text includes 2.4 million dissertation and theses citations from around the world from 1861 to the present day together with 1 million full text dissertations that are available for download in PDF format. The database offers full text for most of the dissertations added since 1997 and strong retrospective full text coverage for older graduate works. Each dissertation published since July 1980 includes a 350 word abstract written by the author. Master's theses published since 1988 include 150 word abstracts. Bibliographic citations are available for dissertations dating from 1637. Where available, PQDT Full Text provides 24-page previews of dissertations and theses.
ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Full Text also offers researchers unlimited access to digital copies from their own institutions as well as affordable copies from others.
Readers' Guide Retrospective
1890-1982; contains comprehensive indexing of the most popular general-interest periodicals published in the United States and reflects the history of 20th century America. See Readers Guide Abstracts for 1982 to present.
Social Sciences Citation Index
1900-present; source for information in all major social sciences disciplines. Useful for retrieving recent articles which cite a known earlier article.
SocINDEX with Full Text * * *
1895-present; SocINDEX with Full Text is a comprehensive sociology research database. This product contains informative abstracts for more than 620 "core" coverage journals dating back to 1895. In addition, SocINDEX with Full Text provides data mined from more than 500 "priority" coverage journals as well as over 1,390 "selective" coverage journals. Includes extensive indexing for books, monographs, conference papers, and other sources. Searchable cited references are also provided. SocINDEX with Full Text offers coverage from all subdisciplines of sociology, including abortion, anthropology, criminology, criminal justice, cultural sociology, demography, economic development, ethnic & racial studies, gender studies, marriage & family, politics, religion, rural sociology, social psychology, social structure, social work, sociological theory, sociology of education, substance abuse, urban studies, violence, welfare, and many others.
Books, journals, sound recordings, videos and manuscripts collected and catalogued by your library and libraries around the world. WorldCat does not include individual articles, stories in journals, magazines, newspapers, or book chapters.
Selected Internet Sites
CPMI - Canadian Music Periodical Index
An index of over 30,000 entries from 500 Canadian music periodicals, newspapers, etc. from the late 19th century to the present.
E-Journals for music