Musicology Colloquium: 24 September 2010

Musical Resources: Basic & Not-so-Basic

Category
URL or Title
Comments
General & Metapages
http://www.ams-net.org/www-musicology.php
http://vos.ucsb.edu/browse.asp?id=2722
http://library.ttu.edu/services/subject_librarians/weinerr/music/articles.php
• Site of links by AMS—very useful
• Site of music links by UCSB library
• Music resources compiled by our TTU librarian!
Sound Recordings
• Classical Music Library (aka Classical.com)
• Smithsonian Global Sound for libraries
• Our subscription streaming library
• World music subscription streaming library
Scores
• Classical Score Library
• International Music Score Library Project (IMSLP)
• Werner-Icking Archive: http://icking-music-archive.org/ByComposer.php
• Sheet Music Consortium: http://digital.library.ucla.edu/sheetmusic/
• Subscription score repository
• Full scanned scores—big collection!
• Good resource (but caveat emptor)
• If you’re looking for old sheet music—this is the place!
Journal Articles
• RILM & RIPM
• IIMP
• JSTOR & Project MUSE
• Directory of Open Access Journals: www.doaj.org
• All slightly different & all available through our library (see music librarian’s page for details)
• Not all journals require a subscription (DOAJ)
Books
• WorldCat
• The European Library: http://search.theeuropeanlibrary.org/portal/en/index.html
• Get to it through “FirstSearch”
• Provides access to 11 million items from 43 European national libraries (FREE!)
Dissertations
• WorldCat Dissertations
• Dissertation Abstracts
• DDM: Doctoral Dissertations in Musicology
• International: EthOs & DART-Europe
• All available from either the music librarian’s site or mine: http://bitly.net/sjsources
Sources
• RISM: http://www.rism.org.uk/
• DIAMM: Digital Image Archive of Medieval Music http://www.diamm.ac.uk/index.html
• RISM is currently only available online by select countries (this link is for UK libraries’ holdings)
•DIAMM is very useful for Medieval!