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Music Subject Guide: Welcome

Important Notice: Oxford Music Online, Grove Music Online

On December 7, 2017, Oxford Music Online (which includes Grove Music Online) implemented some major changes. The links on our website have been updated, but you may encounter some difficulties with accessing this resource. You will also find the search and display very different.  Here is a tip sheet to help you with these changes:
The Encyclopedia of Popular Music, 4th ed. is no longer included in Oxford Music Online. It can be searched separately using the following link:

Key Online Resources for Music

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Search for music materials in the Library Catalogues

Looking for a specific musical work?  This can be surprisingly difficult in the Library Catalogue.  Tip:  in the Keyword Search box, enter <composer name> and <title word(s)> ... For example:  <mozart and nozze> (Yes, you need the word and in there!) 

You may get better results by using Advanced Search.

Use the Library Catalogue to search for books, ebooks, movies, music and more.

To search for articles, go to the A - Z List of Databases

Keyword Search:

Starts With (Browse Search):

Switch to: Advanced Search | Call Number Search | WorldCat Discovery

Help: About the Library Catalogue | About WorldCat Discovery

Questions? Ask a librarian.

Laura Snyder's picture
Laura Snyder
Music Librarian and Subject Librarian for Classics, Education, Fine Arts, and Philosophy
Music Library: Basement, Marjorie Young Bell Conservatory of Music
R.P. Bell Library: M16
My schedule varies. I am best reached by email or phone!
Office: (506) 364-2214; Music Library: (506) 364-2561

About this Guide

This guide is designed to help you find resources and research assistance for topics in Music.