Grove Music OnlineThis link opens in a new windowIncludes the full-text of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz. Updated regularly. Only a limited number of people may use this database at one time. If you cannot connect, try again later. Please be sure to log out when finished.
Encyclopedia of Popular MusicThis link opens in a new windowAuthoritative biographical encyclopedia of rock, pop, and jazz artists covers popular music from 1900 to the present, including folk, blues, world music, rock, heavy metal, techno, reggae, and hip hop. Only a limited number of people may use this database at one time. If you cannot connect, please try again later. Please be sure to logout when you have finished.
Garland Encyclopedia of World MusicThis link opens in a new windowA comprehensive online resource devoted to music research of all the world's peoples. Provides essays, images, and audio examples, including entries by expert contributors from all over the world.
Library Music SourceThis link opens in a new windowThe complete or nearly complete published works of the world's great composers for orchestra, chamber ensemble, piano, organ, voice, chorus, strings, winds, percussion and guitar. Hundreds of thousands of sheet music pages, including the entire piano works of Chopin, all the songs of Schubert, all the organ music of J. S. Bach, and all the orchestra parts and scores of Beethoven, to cite only a few examples.
SingersBabel helps musicians gain an awareness of the synergy of words and music by integrating traditional teaching tools with established technology. Developed through work with diction specialists, SingersBabel includes tools to teach and refine pronunciation, enhance comprehension, understand changes in language, improve diction, and understand and evaluate diverse viewpoints.
Recent Researches in Music Online (RRIMO)This link opens in a new windowOnline access to all titles published in 2018 and later in the seven Recent Researches in Music series: Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, 19th/20th centuries, American (including MUSA), and Oral Traditions. Publication rate is 15–20 new titles per year (≈ 4000 pages). Online titles will be available at the same time as the print publication.
RILM Abstracts of Music LiteratureThis link opens in a new windowRILM Abstracts of Music Literature covers all types of publications on music, published anywhere in the world and in any language. The document types covered by RILM include all print and digital media. It indexes literature on music published since the early 19th century. Conference proceedings are indexed back to 1835, and Festschriften to1840.
MGG Online (Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart)This link opens in a new windowMGG Online is the preeminent digital encyclopedia for music researchers worldwide. It builds on the second edition of Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart (MGG, 1994–2008), offering new and substantially updated content as well as continuous updates, revisions, and additions.
Periodicals Archive OnlineThis link opens in a new windowJournal articles, 1802-2000, international and in many subject areas. Journals in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish and other Western languages.
JSTORThis link opens in a new windowHuge collection of full-text articles in back issues of journals in most subject areas. Review dates and journals included by subject and alphabetically.
Project MUSEThis link opens in a new windowFull-text journals in many disciplines across the sciences and humanities. SHSU subscribes to "Project Muse Premium."
Arts and Humanities Citation Index (part of Web of Science)This link opens in a new windowCovers leading arts and humanities journals and selected articles from social science and science journals. Indexes articles, bibliographies, editorials, letters, reviews, and more in arts, humanities, and related social science and science information.
Reference UniverseThis link opens in a new windowSimultaneously search articles in over 50,000 specialized subject encyclopedias and scholarly compendia, both print and digital. This resource gives you full access to the library's authoritative collection of introductory content, helping you to save time and obtain a full grounding in your topic.
EndNote Web is a Web-based bibliography and database manager that allows users to create their own personal database by importing references from text files or online databases. They can use these references in writing their papers and automatically format the paper and the bibliography in seconds. EndNote Web is a free version of EndNote.
Online Music Recordings
Naxos Music LibraryThis link opens in a new window(number of simultaneous users is limited) Naxos Music Library provides online access to well over one million tracks in classical, jazz, world, classic rock, and nostalgia music. Also includes music notes, instrumentation, CD cover artwork, synopses and libretti for 700+ operas, more than 40,000 composer and artist biographies, and more.
Naxos Music Library: JazzThis link opens in a new window(number of simultaneous users is limited) Tracks from more than 6,000 CDs of both jazz legends and contemporary jazz, including famous names and independent labels.
Met Opera on DemandThis link opens in a new windowUnlimited access to more than 500 performances from the Metropolitan Opera. This resource is limited to ten users at a time.
Opera in VideoThis link opens in a new window500 hours of the most important opera performances, captured on video through staged productions, interviews, and documentaries. Selections represent the worlds best performers, conductors, and opera houses and are based on a works importance to the operatic canon.
Classical Music in VideoThis link opens in a new windowWill contain 1,000 hours of classical music performances and masterclasses captured on videoapproximately 1,500 performances in all.
Academic Video Online: PremiumThis link opens in a new windowThousands of hours of streaming video in most disciplines. Many videos include interactive text transcripts.