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Databases - Specific

International Music Score Library Project This page offers a wonderful collection of fully accessible and downloadable musical scores FREE!

JSTOR stands for Journal STORage and provides complete issues of journals in many disciplines, from the first volume to within five years of the present (if still being published), and includes over 30 titles in the field of music.

Databases - General

Research Library GALILEO logo from ProQuest
Provides full text for over 1,700 scholarly journals and general magazines. All subjects.

Academic Search Complete GALILEO logo from EBSCOhost
A scholarly, multi-disciplinary database that searches a total of 10,900 publications including 4,400 peer-reviewed journals. Full text is provided for 5,300 journals.

Encyclopedias & Reference

From Credo Reference
Continuum Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World: Locations
Continuum Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World: Media, Industry and Society
Continuum Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World: Performance and Production
The Faber Companion to 20th Century Popular Music
The Harvard Biographical Dictionary of Music
The Harvard Dictionary of Music
The New Penguin Dictionary of Music

Journals - access holdings by clicking titles

Subscriptions are subject to change. Additional titles of potential interest to the field are available. For complete, current journal holdings, and online access info, search the Journal Locator.

Media Services

Lane Library has over 1,500 compact discs and over 1,200 musical scores in its Media Collection in addition to videorecordings and music software. The Library has three soundproof booths as well as other video and music listening stations that offer music majors a place to listen to music and complete media assignments.

A variety of computer and audiovisual equipment is available for circulation to Armstrong faculty and staff for use in and outside the classroom. Equipment available includes laptop computers, data projectors, DVD, VCR, compact and audiocassette players, digital cameras, digital and VHS camcorders, microphones, speakers, and more. See the Media Services Equipment Circulation Policies for more information.

Web Sites

Selected Books in Lane library

Art of the Piano: its Performers, Literature and Recordings Ref ML105 .D8 2004
All You Need to Know about the Music BusinessML3790 .P35 2006
Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians Ref ML 105 .B16 2001
Careers for Culture-lovers and Other Artsy TypesNX503 .E24 2007
Essential Dictionary of Music Notation Ref MT 35 .G494 1996
Garland Encyclopedia of World Music : vol. 3 (U.S. & Canada) & vol. 7 (East Asia) Ref ML 100 .G16 2001
How Not to Destroy Your Career in MusicML3795 .H3 2005
How to do Everything with your iPod and iTunesML74.4.I48 H37 2006
Index to Poetry in Music : A Guide to the Poetry Set as Solo Songs... Ref ML 128 .S3 B69 2003
Is Language a Music? Writings on Musical Form and...ML3845 .L53 2005
Latin American classical composers : a biographical dictionary Ref ML105 .F53 2002
Music Business Handbook and Career Guide Ref ML 3795 .B3 2001
New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians Ref ML 100 .N48 2002
New Grove Dictionary of Jazz Ref ML 102 .J3
Opportunities in Music Careers Ref ML 3795 .G47 2002
Oxford Dictionary of Music Ref ML100 .K35 2006
Oxford Companion to Music Ref ML 100 .S37 2002
Reggae & Caribbean music Ref ML102.P66 T46 2002
This Business of Music : The Definitive Guide to the Music Industry Ref ML 3790 .S5 2000

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