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Music Research

This research guide helps you to navigate various in-print and online music resources for your upcoming performances, papers and projects.

Key Resources

These are the best tools to get started with music research.

  • NUsearch will help you find books, scores and CDs in the library
  • Oxford Music Online is an encyclopedia covering all music topics.
  • Garland Encyclopedia of World Music covers music from non-Western cultures
  • Music Periodicals Database will help you find articles.

Library of Congress Guides

You'll need this information to locate scores and books in the Music Library.