A list of some music books in Shipman Library's
reference collection. These books can be useful for locating background
information or an initial bibliography.
Music Library is a streaming music library with an emphasis
on classical music.
Music Online is a full-text reference source that includes
Grove Music Online, The Oxford Companion to Music, The Oxford
Dictionary of Music and Encyclopedia of Popular Music.
Journals, magazines, and newspapers in
the library building and online.
Books or articles not found in Shipman
Library's collection can usually be obtained through interlibrary
loan. Videos and dissertations can sometimes also be obtained.
There is no charge for this service nor is there any limit on
the number of items that can be requested. Please allow at least
two weeks for materials to arrive. A separate form must be filled
out for each requested item: Book
Request Form and Article
You can locate useful scholarly web resources
through the Academic
Info Music History Gateway.