Library Databases By Subject

Music

  • Classical Music Library

    Classical Music Library is the world's largest multi-label database of Classical music recordings for listening and learning in libraries.

  • IPA Source

    IPA Source is the web's largest library of International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) transcriptions and literal translations of opera arias and art song texts. Now with over 7468 texts including 1311 aria texts.

  • Naxos Music Library

    Naxos Music Library [NML] is the world´s largest online classical music library. Currently, it offers streaming access to more than 95,540 CDs with more than 1,388,000 tracks, standard and rare repertoire. Over 800 new CDs are added to the library every month.

  • Oxford Music Online

    Oxford Music Online is the gateway offering users the ability to access and cross-search multiple music reference resources in one location. With Grove Music Online as its cornerstone, Oxford Music Online also contains The Oxford Companion to Music (revised 2011), which offers more than 8,000 articles on composers, performers, conductors, instruments and notation, forms and genres, and individual works; and The Oxford Dictionary of Music, 2nd edition (revised 2006), which supplements Grove's more-extensive articles with content geared toward undergraduates and general users. Both of these sources are included in subscriptions to Grove Music Online.

  • RILM Abstracts of Music Literature

    Abstracts from more than 500 scholarly journals and other music publications.

  • Films on Demand

    Films on Demand is a web-based digital video delivery service that allows you to view streaming videos 24/7. Access is provided to more than 238,500 video clips and 15,500 full-length videos. Choose from thousands of high-quality educational titles in dozens of subject areas. Special features allow users the ability to organize and bookmark clips, create and share playlists, personalize folders, and manage their entire collection through a robust administrative reporting system. Films on Demand delivers outstanding digital video ideal for students and faculty through online catalogs, distance-learning courses, and learning management systems.

  • RISM (RĂ©pertoire International des Sources Musicales)

    Over 1,010,000 records of historic music materials, indexed and bibliographically described by specialists.

  • Academic OneFile

    Search more than 7,300 full text journals. Indexes more than 14,000 periodicals including more than 9,000 peer-reviewed journals.

  • Academic Search Premier

    Search more than 6,100 full-text journals. Abstracting and indexing for more than 13,800 journals, including 12,200 that are peer-reviewed.

  • Cambridge Journals Online

    Access to full text articles in 221 journals published by Cambridge University Press.

  • JSTOR

    The JSTOR Arts & Sciences I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII, & XIII Collections provide perpetual archival access to the complete back runs of hundreds of electronic full text journals. However, up to the last three to five years of the issues may not be not included.

  • MLA International Bibliography

    The MLA International Bibliography, produced by the Modern Language Association, consists of bibliographic records pertaining to literature, language, linguistics, and folklore, and includes coverage from 1963 to the present.

  • Petrucci Music Library

    A index of public domain music scores, in addition to the music scores of all contemporary composers (or their estates) who wish to release them to the public free of charge.

  • Project Muse

    Project Muse provides access to full-text articles from current and archival articles from 350+ scholarly journals from major university presses covering literature and criticism, history, performing arts, cultural studies, education, philosophy, political science, gender studies, and more.

  • ProQuest Research Library

    Searchable database of over 6,000 periodical titles covering a wide range of academic subjects. Over 4,600 periodicals are full text.

  • Reference Universe

    Reference Universe is a great place to begin your research. The database searches the indexes of more than 40,000 electronic and print reference works (encyclopedias, dictionaries, etc.), and it provides links to the full text or to bibliographic citations of articles in these reference works. Essentially this database is an index to the articles in books and ebooks which the Biola Library owns or to which it subscribes.

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