Music Libraries, Archives and Online Catalogues

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American Music Network (Society for American Music)
Archiv Frau und Musik
Arizona State University
Arnold Schoenberg Center
Bach Bibliography
Bagaduce Music Lending Library
Baroque Cantatas
Beethoven Bibliography Database at San Jose State University
British Library Catalogue On-Line
CAIRSS for Music database of music research literature
Catalogue of Digitized Medieval Manuscripts
Center for Computer Assisted Research in the Humanities (Stanford University)
Central and Eastern European Online Library
Chopin Bibliography Online
Classicat: free classical music on the internet
Columbia University Music Library
Concert Propgrammes Project Online Database
COPAC (Consolidated Catalogue of Libraries in the UK)
Digital Image Archive of Medieval Music
East Carolina University Music Library
Eastman School of Music (Sibley Music Library)
Fenway Libraries Online
Fondo Leoncavallo
Fondo de Música Tradicional CSIC-IMF A Spanish Collection of Traditional Music Heritage
Indiana University Music Library
International Association of Music Libraries (US Branch)
International Database of Choral Repertoire
International Index to Music Periodicals (IIMP)
IRCAM Multimedia Library
Latin American Choral Music database
Latin Music Center (Indiana University)
Lester S. Levy Collection of Sheet Music Online
Library of Congress
Lilian Voudouri Music Library (Library of Greece)
Louisiana State University
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Music Library
Michigan State University- Vincent Voice Library
Middlebury College Music Library
Motet Database Catalog Online
MuseData: An Electronic Library of Classical Music Scores
MuSICA: The Music and Science Information Computer Archive
Music Library Association (MLA) Clearing House
Music Librarianship: is it for you?
Musical Borrowing
La Biblioteca del Dipartimento di Musica e Spettacolo del Universitá degli Studi di Bologna
The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts
Northwestern University
Ohio State University Music/Dance Library
Peabody Archives (Johns Hopkins University)
Rice University Brown Fine Arts Library
RILM Abstracts of Music Literature
RILM-US Office (Cornell)
RISM--International (EBSCO Host - requires subscription)
RISM--International (Online Catalogue of Musical Sources)
RISM--International (International Inventory of Musical Sources)
RISM--U.S. Office (Harvard)
RISM--U.S. at ThemeFinder
Schuberline: Lieder online archive
Sibelius Academy Music Resources
Sibelius Museum
The Society for American Music
Themefinder (thematic search tool)
Thesaurus Musicarum Latinarum
Tulane University-W.R. Hogan Archive of New Orleans Jazz
University of California-Berkeley
University of California - Davis
University of California-Los Angeles
University of California-San Diego Music Library
University of California - Santa Barbara Library (Music)
University of Louisville, Dwight Anderson Music Library
University of North Texas
University of North Texas: Jean-Baptiste Lully Collection
University of Oregon
University of Pennsylvania: Otto E. Albrecht Music Library
University of Texas at Austin
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Mills Music Library
University of Virginia
Vanderbilt University-Anne Potter Wilson Music Library
Washington University in St. Louis, Gaylord Music Library
Weill Foundation for Music
Wellesley College
Yale Oral History American Music Project
Yale University Irving S. Gilmore Music Library


Journals, Dictionaries and Encyclopedias

A Grileira
Ad Parnassum Journal
The Absolute Sound
African Musicology Online
American Music
Ars Lyrica
Bach: Journal of the Riemenschneider Bach Institute
Basler Jahrbuch fŘr historische Musikpraxis
Billboard Online
Birgit Lotz Verlag
British Journal of Music Education
Cambridge Opera Journal
Central and Eastern European Online Library
Choral Journal (American Choral Directors Association)
Circuit : musiques contemporaines
The Choral Scholar (National Collegiate Choral Organization)
College Music Society
Computing in Musicology
Contemporary Music Review
De Musica
Current Musicology
Discourses in Music
Dutch Journal of Music Theory
Early Modern Women: An Interdisciplinary Journal
Early Music
Early Music History
Early Music Performer
Echo: A Music-Centered Journal
Eighteenth-Century Music
Electronic Musicological Review
Empirical Musicology Review
Ethnomusicology Forum
Ethnomusicology Review
European Music Journal
German National Discography
Grainger Studies
Gramophone Magazine
Grove Music Online
Il Saggiatore Musicale
International Index to Music Periodicals (IIMP)
Indiana Theory Review
Intersections: A Canadian Journal of Music
Jazz Now Magazine
Jazz Perspectives
Jazz Research Journal
Journal of the American Musicological Society
Journal of Film Music
Journal of the IAWM (International Alliance for Women in Music)
Journal of Music History Pedagogy
Journal of Music Theory
Journal of the Musical Arts in Africa
Journal of Musicological Research
Journal of the Alamire Foundation
Journal of the Musicological Society of Australia: "Musicology Australia"
Journal of Musicology
Journal of New Music Research
Journal of Popular Music Studies
Journal of the Royal Musical Association
Journal of Seventeenth-Century Music
List of Open-Access Music Journals


Music Societies and Organizations


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