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  • Academic Search Premier
    Scholarly journal articles and popular magazines covering all topics. A great database for beginning searches. 1980s-present (dates may vary).
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  • Ethnographic Video Online
    Ethnographic and anthropological films.
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  • Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online A Best Bet database
    Comprehensive online encyclopedia devoted to music research of all the world's peoples.
    Also Known As
    • Music Online: The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music
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  • JSTOR A Best Bet database
    Essential scholarly journals in many academic fields, especially arts, literature, humanities, and biology. Some back to early 1900s; most recent 2-5 years not available.
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  • Music Index Online
    Identifies articles in over 700 music journals. Covers classical, jazz, popular, folk, and world music, including musicology, ethnomusicology, theory, applied and professional topics, music education, and the music industry. 1976-present. 1976-present.
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  • Naxos Music Library
    Streamed recordings of primarily classical music. Also includes world/folk music, Chinese orchestral, folk, and traditional music. See Details for technical requirements and tips on off-campus access.
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  • Oxford Music Online A Best Bet database
    Comprehensive encyclopedia of Western art music (“classical music”), with general coverage of jazz, non-Western, and folk music. Also includes the Oxford Dictionary of Music and Oxford Companion to Music.
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    • Grove Music Online
    Grove Music Online is limited to 8 simultaneous users. If you can't get in, please wait a short time and try again.
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  • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses
    Indexes doctoral dissertations completed in the U.S. Includes some master"s theses and foreign language dissertations. Full text of many dissertations 1997-. For UConn, 2012-, see DigitalCommons@UConn. Holdings start in 1861 and go to the present day. Full-text coverage is best starting in 1997, but full text of older dissertations can also be found.
    Also Known As
    • Dissertation Abstracts
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  • RILM Abstracts of Music Literature (1967-Present only)
    Indexes scholarly writings on music and related disciplines. Includes citations and abstracts for journal articles, essays, Festschriften, dissertations, books, scholarly reviews, etc. International coverage, including non-English languages. 1967-current.
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