- Start with: Oxford Music Online, JSTOR, RILM, Academic Search Premier, Project Muse, Wilson Omnifile.
- Further relevant databases are listed here
- See the full list of databases available at UCC for more
- Free Databases on the web: Bach Bibliography, Beethoven Gateway, RISM: Répertoire International des Sources Musicales
- Find specific electronic and print journals, by searching 'Journals' on the Library homepage
- Browse Music journals to get an idea of what is available
Music Online Search
Search streaming audio content from the Alexander Street Press: Music Online database (over 500,000 classical, jazz and world music tracks)
UCC users also have access to Naxos Music Library the world´s largest online classical music library offering streaming access to more 760,000 tracks (Note: 3 simultaneous users only).
The Library holds in excess of 2,500 score titles. The majority are held on Q+3. Search for scores on the Library catalogue using a keyword search e.g. scores Mozart, e.g. scores Beethoven.
Vinyl, CD, Cassette:
For details, see Audio Visual & Multimedia.
- Dictionaries, Thesauri, Biographies etc. See ‘Reference Resources’
Catalogues and Open Access Research:
- COPAC, British Library, Library of Congress, The European Library, IRIS, Irish Archives Resource, Worldcat, Hathi Trust Digital Library, Project Gutenberg, RASCL
- RIAN (Irish open access research), OAIster (open access research worldwide), DSpace at Cambridge (University of Cambridge repository), ORA (Oxford University Research Archive).
- General: Europeana, Internet Public Library , PINAKES, Librarian’s Internet Index, Academicinfo.net, DHO Discovery (Gateway to Irish digital collections), DRAPIer, Irish Resources in the Humanities, World Digital Library, The European Library, Internet Archive, H-Net, DHO Discovery, HSIS, Archives Hub (U.K.), Irish Archives Resources
- Music gateways, e.g.: Digital Librarian-Music, Librarian’s Internet Index: Music, The School of Music, American Musicological Society, JURN (4,500+ free ejournals in the arts & humanities)
Selected Web Links for Music
Last updated: 14 October 2013