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A scholarly, multidisciplinary database. Provides citations and abstracts for over 10,000 journals, including 186 music titles. Also contains full-text access for over 5,000 journals, including over 100 music titles, mostly since 2000.
A comprehensive music bibliography featuring citations, abstracts, and indexes. Publications originate from 151 countries and are in 214 languages. Contains over 550,000 records on traditional music, popular music, and classical music. Coverage of all document types begins in 1967. Coverage of conference proceedings goes back to 1835.
Citations for several hundred music periodicals as well as full-text access for recent years of approximately 140 titles. Many journals are indexed for their full run, but limited subject headings and no abstracts for citations earlier than 1996. Search this database together with Performing Arts Database using Music and Performing Arts Online.
RIPM indexes music journal literature from the late 18th century through the early 20th. Citations include extensive editorial commentary contributed by music scholars. Journals are indexed through their complete runs. See the list of titles indexed to date.
The most extensive bibliographic database available for music manuscripts dating from the seventeenth century and later. Includes entries for over 600,000 works by 20,000 composers. The manuscripts are found in over 750 libraries and archives in 32 countries. May also be searched via Themefinder (manuscripts in U.S. collections only).
Searchable database of music iconography, including records for images from all of the visual arts. Subjects include instruments, performers, composers, performance venues, and more. Some records contain links to images.
Indexes dissertations and master's theses from North America and around the world, back to 1861. Abstracts included from 1980 forward for dissertations, from 1988 for theses. Includes online access to UC dissertations from 1997 forward. Over 60,000 new titles added to the databases annually.
Freely accessible. An index of over 37,000 articles from Canadian music periodicals from the late 19th century up to the present. 630 music journals, newsletters and magazines are included, almost 200 of which are currently active and continue to be indexed.
Freely accessible. Citations to articles on all genres of popular music from a wide variety of magazines, include many small or ephemeral publications not indexed elsewhere, as well as many from outside the U.S.
From the American Psychological Association. Citations and abstracts for international research in behavioral sciences going back to the 1890s. Includes literature of all types: articles, books, book chapters, conference, dissertations, etc. Includes research on music therapy, performance psychology, music psychology and cognition, music and emotion, neuroscience of music, and more.
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