Journal articles

RILM Abstracts of Music Literature

RILM Abstracts of Music Literature is a comprehensive international bibliography of writings on music covering publications from the early 19th century to the present. A joint project of the International Association of Music Libraries, Archives, and Documentation Centres (IAML); International Council for Traditional Music (ICTM); and the International Musicological Society (IMS), RILM is committed to the comprehensive and accurate representation of music scholarship in all countries and languages, and across all disciplinary and cultural boundaries.

Unique to RILM Abstracts of Music Literature : periodicals that began or continued publication past 1967.

Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals (RIPM)

RIPM Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals, founded in 1980, was established to provide access to eighteenth to twentieth-century periodical literature dealing with music, and to facilitate and encourage research based on this often-neglected body of literature. Today, this comprehensive bibliography consists of some 739,000 annotated records, updated every six months.  ** Did you know that The RIPM e-Library is accessible only from the RIPM platform? They have scanned a great number of resources and provide OCR searching capacities!

Unique to RIPM Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals: periodicals that ceased publication prior to 1967.


A digital library of academic journal, books, and primary sources.

Covers leading journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences, and books and pamphlets. Browse the list of titles. 

Alert: In most cases, recently published issues of journals (past 3-5 years) are not available in JSTOR. Dates of coverage are provided on the JSTOR website. If volumes of a journal are available on an external website, JSTOR provides a link. Alternatively, search for the journal title in the library catalogue.

ERIC (web)

The Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) is an online bibliographic and full-text digital library of education research, including journal articles and other scholarly material. ERIC is administered by the National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance (NCEE) of the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) at the U.S. Department of Education. The mission of ERIC is to provide user-friendly and efficient access to education research.

Anthropology Plus

Anthropology Plus compiles indexed items from the Anthropological Index Online and Anthropological Literature databases. This extensive index provides bibliographic materials in the fields of anthropology, archaeology and related interdisciplinary research, offering worldwide indexing of core and lesser-known journals from the early nineteenth century to the present. Anthropology Plus is updated on a monthly basis and represents more than fifty foreign languages, including English, German, Romance languages, Slavic languages, and Asian languages.

International Index to Music Periodicals (IIMP)

Music Periodicals Online provides indexes and abstracts for several hundred international music periodicals from over 20 countries, plus full text for more than 140 of the indexed journals. The database currently holds 1.3 million records from 1874 to the present. Subject coverage includes classical music and opera, jazz and blues, rock, soul and hip-hop, folk music, music business, sound recording, ethnomusicology, music education, music therapy, and instruments.

Iter gateway logoIter Gateway to the Middle Ages & Renaissance

An Open URL- and Zotero-enabled bibliography comprised of secondary source material pertaining to the Middle Ages and Renaissance (400-1700). Citations for books and journal material (articles, reviews, review articles, bibliographies, catalogues, abstracts and discographies) are included, as are citations for dissertation abstracts and essays in books (including entries in conference proceedings, festschriften, encyclopedias and exhibition catalogues).