Getting started with music research guide
Getting started with music research but don't know what resources to use? Try the ones listed here.
Music citation guide (Chicago style)
This guide provides templates and examples of real citations for footnotes and bibliography entries formatted in Chicago style. Divided into tabs by type of source, this music citation guide will walk you through the process of citing books, scores, recordings, liner notes, journal articles, and more.
Finding music materials
Locating music materials like scores and recordings in the Libraries catalog and on the shelf can seem confusing, but this guide is here to walk you through each step of the process.
Music-related databases guide
Explore music-related databases that will help you to access articles, dissertations, books, scores, recordings, and more.
Instrument and voice guides
Get started with searching for repertoire for and scholarship about your instrument or voice type. These guides will point you toward relevant call number ranges, databases, and other helpful resources for finding and accessing performing materials.
Types of scores and how to find them
There are a number of different options when it comes to scores you can use for research and performance, including manuscripts, facsimiles, scholarly editions, and performing editions. This guide will help you understand the differences and choose the right type of score for your needs.