Your subject librarian
Tel: +44 (0)117 4282184 | Internal 82184
Contact us if you would like some advice. We can help you to:
Key subject resources
- Bach Bibliography - the largest resource of its kind, with over 16,000 records of bibliographical references relating to Bach's life and works.
- Canterbury Dictionary of Hymnology - reference resource for scholars of global hymnody, with information on the hymns of many countries and languages, and a strong emphasis on the historical as well as the contemporary.
- CHARM (AHRC Research Centre for the History and Analysis of Recorded Music) - CHARM is the AHRC Research Centre for the History and Analysis of Recorded Music. The site provides access to an online discography, a library of ex-copyright recordings, a range of publications, and information about early recording history and methods for analysing recordings.
- Kanopy - Award-winning documentaries, classic and indie films. Includes a music collection with documentaries, performances and operas.
- Oxford Music Online (incorporating Grove Music) - Oxford's Music reference resources in one location, incorporating: The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 2nd Edition (2001); The New Grove Dictionary of Opera (1992); The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, 2nd Edition (2001); The Oxford Companion to Music; and the 2nd revised edition of The Oxford Dictionary of Music.
- RILM Abstracts of Music Literature - international bibliography of scholarly writings on Music and related disciplines in over 200 languages, including original language titles; title translations in English; full bibliographic information; abstracts in English; and author, journal, and subject indexes.
- RISM Online: Music Manuscripts after 1600 - documents the world's Musical sources of manuscripts or printed Music, and includes works on Music theory and libretti stored in libraries, archives, monasteries, schools and private collections, and A/II: "Music manuscripts after 1600" .
Skills and training
Your subject librarian will provide a programme of lectures and training on library and information skills, in consultation with your department or school.
A number of guides and video tutorials on searching databases will be available soon. In the meantime please contact your subject librarian if you require any help.
- Study support
- Library video tutorials - topics include: how to locate books and journals; understanding references on reading lists.
- Finding and using information - covering key aspects of information skills, including: researching a topic; effective use of Google; evaluating your search results; avoiding plagiarism.
- Referencing using EndNote
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