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Frequently Used Resources (in order of relevance)
Music encyclopedias, periodical indexes, and more
A few music-specific resources relevant for this course:
- Oxford Music Online
- This online resource includes several major encyclopedias, including the Enyclopedia of Popular Music (2009) and the Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians (frequently updated).
- Music Index Online
- Overwhelmed by searches in some of the other resources? Music Index may help you focus your search.
- Be sure to use the subject terms in citations to focus your search.
- Music Index includes citations for articles on music topics from journals on a variety of subject areas (not just music periodicals and journals).
- Performing Arts Periodicals Database
- Again, overwhelmed by searches in other resources? IIMP may help focus your search.
- Some overlap with Music Index, but has a broader emphasis (dance, film, some music).
- Indexes Variety, Billboard, Rolling Stone and other popular periodicals.
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