Answered By: Liza Vick Last Updated: Oct 24, 2016 Views: 52
Answered By: Liza Vick
Last Updated: Oct 24, 2016 Views: 52
To improve your results in HOLLIS+ and key databases, try adding terms such as:
- Artist, composer name (Beethoven, Alicia Keys)
- Title words (Moonlight, symphony 9)
- Instrument names (piano, violin, flute)
- Style or genre terms (hip-hop, early music)
You will find a helpful overview in this library guide for music students.
- Grove Music Online is the foremost encyclopedia of music, with articles on composers, performers, scholars, genres, cultural groups, area studies, music history, and music theory.
- RILM Abstracts of Music Literature is an international index of music scholarly articles, collections, reviews, conference papers, essays, book chapters, dissertations and more.
- Music Periodicals Database (AKA International Index to Music Periodicals, IIMP) is an index of articles and reviews from over 400 scholarly and popular music periodicals (1874-present), plus selected full text.
- Music Index Online is an index of over 800 music periodicals; strengths are popular music, ethnomusicology, and reviews (1970-present online; earlier volumes are available in print).
- Music Online is a collection of online scores, audio, and video recordings (classical, world music, and jazz).