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    The world's largest academic multi-disciplinary database, Academic Search Premier provides full text for nearly 4,650 serials, including full text for more than 3,600 peer-reviewed titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles. This database is updated on a daily basis via EBSCOhost.

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    BIR Entertainment provides information on about 450,000 music titles and over 200,000 DVD/video titles. Find music or videos featuring your favorite artists or performers with one-click searching. With new titles and reviews being added regularly, this database also features popularity ratings based on national sales, and focused limiters such as genre searching or MPG ratings searches. BIR Entertainment is a component of Book Index with Reviews.

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    (Educational Resources Information Center) -- Over 800,000 references to thousands of educational topics. Includes journal articles, books, theses, curriculi, conference papers, and standards and guidelines.

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    This online version of the New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 2nd Edition offers full text access to the hardback volumes with keyword searching and browsing capabilities. Includes articles, essays, reviews, and biographies.

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    JSTOR is a large digital archive of scholarly journals. This site provides convenient full-text access to journals in the following fields: Anthropology, Asian Studies, Ecology, Economics, Education, Finance, History, Mathematics, Philosophy, Political Science, Population Studies, and Sociology.

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    Websites

    National Association for Music Education (MENC)
    All music
    Music reviews, artist biographies, new releases, genre lists, and more!
    LyricWiki
    Lyrics for any song by any artist! Search for song lyrics, or add your favorite song to the collection.
    Cleveland Orchestra
    Blip.fm
    Share music with anyone for free. Create your own free internet radio station. Find and listen to new music recommended by real people.
    Last.fm
    Free internet radio, videos, photos, stats, charts, biographies and concerts.
    Pandora Radio
    A personalized internet radio service that helps you find new music based on your old and current favorites.
    Hype Machine
    MP3 & music blog aggregator - the best songs and blog posts of music on the web - search and discover something new.
    Jango
    Listen to music you want - just enter any artist and press play. Jango internet radio is the easy, legal way to play music for free.
    NPR Music
    Listen to new music, podcasts, live concerts and studio sessions. Watch video sessions. Read interviews with musicians and music reviews. NPR covers the best new songs from rock, pop, folk, jazz, urban, world and classical music.
    Sibley Music Library (University of Rochester) - Musical Scores
    Scores and books in the public domain. Many of these are unique to the Sibley Music Library collection.
    Folk Music Index
    An index to recorded and print resources
    Early Music Online
    Early Music Online is a new internet resource consisting of digitised copies of early printed music. So far, the project has digitised more than 300 of the world’s earliest surviving volumes of printed music, from copies at the British Library. The digitised music is freely available to all online.
    Encyclopedic Discography of Victor Recordings (EDVR)
    The Encyclopedic Discography of Victor Recordings (EDVR), funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities, is an index to master recordings (matrixes) and published discs made by the Victor Talking Machine Company beginning in 1900.
    Birthplace of Country Music Alliance
    Dedicated to promoting and preserving the musical heritage of the Southern Appalachians