Last Updated: Dec 18, 2013
Link to LibGuides created for specific courses
- Search Tips
Help with searching the online catalog and electronic databases.
Create a RefWorks account to keep track of your research. Contact a librarian for assistance
- Research Assistance
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- Interlibrary Loan
Interlibrary Loan is a service provided by O'Kelly Library that assists you in obtaining materials we do not have from other libraries. It takes from 3 - 10 business days to receive materials after requesting them. Click on the link below to request an item online or visit us at the library for assistance.
- Citation Styles
Resources for various citation styles, including MLA, APA, Chicago/Turabian, etc.
- Oxford Music Online (Formerly Grove Music Online)
Contains full text articles on all aspects of music including biographies of musicians and thier works. Please use wssurams as the username and password to access Oxford Music Online (formerly Grove Music Online) from off campus.
- African American Music Reference
Contains 50,000 pages that offers the first comprehensive coverage of blues, jazz, spirituals, civil rights songs, slave songs, minstrelsy, rhythm and blues, gospel, and other forms of black American musical expression
- Music Online
A comprehensive database of streaming audio, video, reference, and scores that allows users to cross search all of the music databases published by Alexander Street Press.
Contains full-text scholarly articles dating from the 19th century. Most articles appear 2-5 years after publication. Includes all academic subjects including music.
- Project Muse
Provides full-text “scholarly” articles from the social sciences and humanities including music.
- Credo Reference
Credo Reference is an eBook collection that contains reference materials from all subject areas.
- Naxos Video Library
Lectures, concerts, documentaries, and other streaming videos from the performing arts.
- Films on Demand - (Dance and Music)
Online videos related to Music and Dance
- PBS Video Collection - Arts
Includes films on art and music from award winning documentarian Ken Burns, and series such as Scientific American Frontiers, American Experience, and Frontline. Require Adobe Flash Player Version 9.0 or higher.
- Classical Music in Video (Alexander Street Press)
The collection will contain performances of all forms of classical music, including major orchestral performances by leading orchestras and interviews with master teachers from around the world.
- Classical Scores Library
Contain 400,000 pages of the most important classical scores and manuscripts, allowing for the study and analysis of more than 15,000 scores.