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Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
As compilations of topical summaries, encyclopedias and dictionaries are often excellent resources for beginning a research project. In addition to providing the reader with a basic understanding of the scope of a topic and individuals of importance, bibliographies are usually provided for further research.
Oxford Music Online
A single interface for searching Grove Music Online, The Oxford Companion to Music, and The Oxford Dictionary of Music simultaneously.
Article Indexes & Databases
RILM Abstracts of Music Literature
Includes international music-related works from articles, books, bibliographies, dissertations, film & video to concert reviews and recording notes, provided the items are of scholarly interest.