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Ruppel Library catalog - basic search
Ruppel Library catalog - advanced search
Chicago Public Library catalog - basic search
Galvin Library at the Illinois Institute of Technology


WorldCat - OCLC catalog of books and other materials in libraries worldwide
From the WorldCat menu, select from these full-text databases:

ArticleFirst - OCLC index of articles from the contents pages of journals
ECO - An OCLC collection of scholarly journals (see list of titles)
ERIC - Journal articles and reports in education
 (OpenAthens test link: here)

MPD - Music Periodicals Database  (OpenAthens test link: here)

NAfME Publications

General Music Today  (OpenAthens test link: here)
Music Educators Journal  (OpenAthens test link: here)
Journal of Music Teacher Education   (OpenAthens test link: here)
Journal of Research in Music Education  (OpenAthens test link: here)
UPDATE: Applications of Research in Music Education  (OpenAthens test link: here)

Oxford Music Online (OpenAthens test link: here)

Grove Music Online - Full text of the entire 29-volume encyclopedia; includes Grove Opera and Jazz, and partial records to Grove Dictionary of American Music and to Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments (hard copies are also available in the Ruppel Library).
Oxford Companion to Music
Oxford Dictionary of Music

VanderCook Resources

VCM Articles & Dissertations (full text, searchable through library catalog - must be logged into VCM email)

VCM Masters Project Online Collection (PDF's from 1993 - present)

VCM Concert & Recital Programs (PDF's from 1933 - present)

VCM Course Syllabi (PDF's from 2000 - present)

Streaming Audio

Naxos Music Library (classical) - NOTE: use this NAXOS link for remote access (OpenAthens test link: here)
Naxos Music Library (jazz) - NOTE: use this NAXOS jazz link for remote access (OpenAthens test link: here)

Streaming Video

American History in Video - http://ahiv.alexanderstreet.com
Art and Architecture in Video - http://artv.alexanderstreet.com
Classical Music in Video - http://clmv.alexanderstreet.com 
(OpenAthens test link: here)
Dance in Video - http://daiv.alexanderstreet.com
Education in Video - http://ediv.alexanderstreet.com
Opera in Video - http://opiv.alexanderstreet.com

Music Scores

Chopin Early Editions
Ignaz Pleyel Early Editions

Juilliard Manuscript Collections
IMSLP / Petrucci Music Library - free public domain sheet music

Services / Research Guides / About the Library

VanderCook College of Music - (312) 225-6288