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MUS 252 - Overview of Library Research in Music: Start Here

This guide is an introduction to using library resources for research in music.

Overview of Resources

This guide will give you an overview of some of the library resources available for music research. These include: 

  • Libraries Catalog--Find books, scores, recordings and journals in print and online.
  • RILM, Music Index and International Index to Music Periodicals--Search for articles on your topic.
  • Grove Music Online--Read articles related to your topic; use the bibliograpy to find additional books and articles.  
  • Scout--Search the Libraries' Catalog and many databases simultaneously.

Click on the tabs above for more on each of these. 

The Music Library web page provides links to these resources and many others.