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Library Purchased Reference Sources
Oxford Music Online
Contains the full text of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians (2nd edition, 2001), The New Grove Dictionary of Opera (1992), and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, (2nd edition, 2002).
Garland Encyclopedia of World Music
Music research on all the world's peoples. More than 22,000 pages of material, combined with entries by more than 700 expert contributors from all over the world, make this the most complete body of work focused on world music. Includes access to over 1,700 books and documents with hundreds of audio examples. In 10 volumes, also available in print.
Naxos Works Database
Features information on thousands of classical musical works and provides brief composer biographies.
The academic alternative to Wikipedia! Provides access to nearly 500 encyclopedias and dictionaries. Search by concept map. Includes thousands of searchable images.
Pop Culture Universe
Encyclopedia articles on popular culture.
Biographies, discographies, reviews, and essays on [mostly] popular music.
Audio streaming platform that provides DRM-protected music and podcasts from record labels and media companies.
RILM Abstracts of Music Literature
Repetoire International de Litterature Musicale's index to musical literature, 1969 to present. Indexes journals, books, dissertations, conference proceedings, and other materials.
Academic Search Complete
Comprehensive index to scholarly journals and general periodicals in all subject and interdisciplinary areas, including full text. Coverage prior to 1990 is sparse.
Film and Television Literature Index with Full Text
Film & Television Literature Index™ with Full Text is an online tool for film and television research with cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for more than 380 publications (and selected coverage of 300), as well as full text for more than 120 journals, and 100 books.
Full text of hundreds of scholarly journals in all disciplines dating back to the 1700s.
ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The New York Times
Full-text page images of the newspaper, including advertisements, editorial cartoons, etc. Coverage is from 1851 up to the past three years and includes the New York Times Book Review and the New York Times Magazine.
Listen to Music Online
Listen to thousands of CDs and music tracks through music streaming services purchased by Earlham Libraries.
You can listen to individual tracks, entire CDs, and create custom playlists.
These resources are available both on and off campus, but access is limited to a few simultaneous users, so please be sure to log out when you are finished so others can use it.
If you have any difficulties please contact a reference librarian.
Naxos Music Library
Over 100,000 CDs, equivalent to over 1.5 million tracks, available for streaming, Each month over 800 new CDs are added. Includes music notes, cover artwork, tracklist, instrumentation and publisher information. Advanced search enables search by 10 different categories, including playing time, year of composition, label, instrument and category. Limited to five simultaneous users -- log out when finished.
Associate Library Director
Subjects:African & African American Studies (AAAS)
, Chinese Studies
, Global Management
, Museum Studies
, Theatre Arts
, Women's, Gender, Sexuality Studies
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