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Music: Reference Resources

Library Reference Resources

Reference books such as encyclopedias and dictionaries are located in the Reference Room in the library. These resources are library use only. 

Reference Books

Featured Resource

With its frequently updated information this is the perfect place to start your research.


  • Offers scholarly perspectives on a wide range of topics: musical concepts, music history, compositional practice, etc
  • Extensive bibliographies
  • Over 5,000 images, musical examples, and links to audio and video

Online Reference Resources