research links

Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians (click here if accessing from off campus)
The premiere music encyclopedia in English.

Art History Resources on the Web

Composer's Contact Info

The Music Index

Oxford English Dictionary (click here if off campus)

UM Online Reference Shelf , Internet Public Library

Visual Thesaurus
The world's most beautiful word tool

UM Mirlyn Library Catalog

RILM Abstracts of Musical Literature (UM Only)
Index of music-related books, essays and journal articles. A good starting point for some research projects.

The Music Index (UM Only, requires login)
Similar to RILM, with more coverage from the popular press. A good search would combine results from the two databases.


This site is a great one for finding cheap used books, including not only popular, but scholarly and rare books, too.