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The CSU Music Library

The CSU Music Library

General Internet Sources

  • All Music Guide All genres and styles of music are covered here, ranging from the most commercially popular to the most obscure. Critiques albums and artists within the context of their own genres - from opera to garage rock to traditional country.
  • Free Music Archive The Free Music Archive is an interactive library of high-quality, legal audio downloads.
  • GALILEO GALILEO stands for GeorgiA LIbrary LEarning Online, an initiative of the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia. A World Wide Web-based virtual library, GALILEO provides access to multiple information resources, including secured access to licensed products. Participating institutions may access over 100 databases indexing thousands of periodicals and scholarly journals. Over 2000 journal titles are provided in full-text. Other resources include encyclopedias, business directories, and government publications.
  • Music and Dance Reference This site is devoted to Music and Dance Bibliography and Reference. The site consist of five main features:
    1. An online bibliography of music and dance bibliographies and reference sources.
    2. A wiki devoted to music and dance reference information and resources.
    3. A blog devoted to music and dance bibliography and reference.
    4. Access to unpublished bibliographies.
    5. An experimental Facebook network designed as a forum for interested librarians, scholars, and students.
  • Music Blogs This is a search engine that will search 367 music blogs all around the web.
  • eBooks Provides access to electronic books (eBooks), including reference books, scholarly monographs, publications of many university presses, and consumer books that have been converted into digital format.
  • The Classical Music Navigator General information on important classical music composers and their works arrayed in a fashion that makes it easier for the novice or casual listener to identify additional materials that are allied to his or her already-existing "points of familiarity."
  • World Digital Library The World Digital Library (WDL) makes available on the Internet, free of charge and in multilingual format, [images of] significant primary materials from countries and cultures around the world. The principal objectives of the WDL are to: Promote international and intercultural understanding; Expand the volume and variety of cultural content on the Internet; Provide resources for educators, scholars, and general audiences; Build capacity in partner institutions to narrow the digital divide within and between countries.
  • Yahoo: Music General information about all types of music.
  • Open Music Library (beta)  is a new initiative from Alexander Street to build the world's most comprehensive open network of digital resources for the study of music.  Curated by a community of music scholars, students, teachers and librarians, the Open Music Library brings together peer-reviewed journal
    articles, books and music scores from the world's digital collections.