Western Libraries



It’s too exhausting to search through individual journals looking for relevant resources so use databases instead to find what you need. Most databases focus on periodical articles (i.e., the contents of magazines and academic journals), but many cover books, chapters, dissertations, and other scholarly publications as well.

Music-specific Databases

General Databases

Also try searching the databases recommended in the research guides listed on the "Related Guides" page. They may lead to relevant readings published in books and journals not indexed by the databases above.