Music Guide: Music Reference

Using Reference Sources

Reference materials are the best source for finding essential basic facts for any topic of research. Reference resources arrange information on people, events, times, dates, locations, statistics, and other useful facts. Reference sources are available in paper and as searchable electronic databases. Examples of reference resources include bibliographies, biographies, encyclopedias, dictionaries, indexes, statistics, atlases, and almanacs. Use the links on this page to locate the reference sources provided by our library. 

Lindsey Reference Databases for Music

Credo Reference: Music search box

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Credo Reference helps you start your research in music with subject-specific dictionaries, biographies of musicians, and guides to famous works.

eReference Music Titles

Music Reference in the Library