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RILM Abstracts of Music Literature (1967- , with conference proceedings covered from 1835)
A comprehensive music bibliography featuring citations, abstracts, and indexes, RILM covers all types of literature about music, not just journal articles. Entries include abstracts in English. More information about RILM's scope and contents is available here.
Music Index Online (Most content dates from 1975 or later)
Indexes articles in more than 700 music periodicals and selectively indexes journals in related fields. Use the "Choose Databases" option to search this along with Academic Search Complete.
Music Periodicals Database (1996- . Selected journals are indexed in their entirety)
Try this for popular music. Indexes articles in more than 430 music journals from about 20 countries; selectively indexes some newspapers. To limit results to articles in English and/or exclude reviews, use the Advanced Search.
Bibliographie des Musikschrifttums (1950- ) [English interface]
Useful for exhaustive research projects, this international bibliography is similar to RILM in scope, but coverage begins earlier. Notice the search links at the very top of the page.
Academic Search Complete
A large multidisciplinary database offering full text of over 5000 periodicals. Also indexes and abstracts other types of publications. Coverage dates vary, with some content going as far back as 1865.
The Journal Storage Project, provides access to digitized versions to complete runs of key scholarly journals in the arts, the humanities, literature, the sciences, the social sciences, and selected scholarly journals in related disciplines such as business, ecology, botany, music, and statistics.
Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive
Contains full runs of key trade and consumer magazines in film, broadcasting, popular music and theater, including Variety and Billboard. Offers full-text search capability, including within ads.
Searches scholarly literature across many disciplines. Try the "Advanced Scholar Search" to focus your search. Be aware that the links to Emory content sometimes yield false negatives. Always search EUCLID or discoverE before you conclude that Emory doesn't own the cited source.