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Academic Search Premier: This multi-disciplinary database provides full text for more than 4,600 journals, including full text for nearly 3,900 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.

Credo Reference : Credo Reference provides full-text online versions of reference works from more than 70 publishers in most major subjects, including general and subject dictionaries and encyclopedias.

Grove Music Online: Includes biographies of composers and performers and coverage of all types of music, from earliest times to the 21st century

Music Listening Library (Music Department): Find items to checkout in Whitman College's Music Library

Naxos Music Library: Features over 400 independent labels such as ARC, Berlin Classics, BIS, Capriccio, Chandos, CPO, EMI Classics, Haenssler Classic, Hungaroton, Marco Polo, Naïve, Naxos, Nimbus, Ondine, Vanguard Classics and Virgin Classics. It has classical, Jazz, World, Classic Rock, Nostalgia music, containing more than 73,000 CD-length recordings equivalent to 1 million tracks uploaded, with addition of over 1,000 CD-length recordings every month.

Naxos Music Library Jazz: Offers over 65,000 tracks of jazz from more than 6,000 albums. There are over 12,000 jazz artists are represented. It comprises the catalogues of Blue Notes Records, 22 labels of Fantasy Jazz and over 150 other labels. US-based Fantasy has the world's deepest jazz catalogue and offers the very best in blues and R&B. Blue Note offers albums featuring the legendary artist John Coltrane and iconic artists such as Herbie Hancock, Dexter Gordon, Lee Morgan, Wayne Shorter and many others.

Naxos Sheet Music Library: Please note: Naxos sheet music are available for download on campus only. Contains currently 40,000 editions of classical music and jazz from some of the world's most famous publishers, artists, and composers. Catalogue highlights are: the whole range of classical masters, from Bach, Mozart, and Beethoven to Strauss, Albéniz, and Debussy; famous classical and jazz artists, including Chick Corea, James Galway, Steven Isserlis, Joe Lovano, David Liebman, NHØP, and more.

Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre & Performance: Dance, opera, radio, film, television, and popular performance, including carnivals, circus, and public executions. Covers ancient Greek theatre to the latest developments in London, New York, Paris and around the globe.

Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals (RIPM): RIPM was established to provide access to eighteenth-, nineteenth- and twentieth-century periodical literature dealing with music. While the importance of this monumental documentary resource has long been recognized by the musicological community, RIPM represents the first effort to undertake and to coordinate retrospective periodical indexing on an international scale.

RILM: a comprehensive music bibliography featuring citations, abstracts, and subject indexing. It provides broad yet detailed coverage and facilitates both focused research and browsing for readers of all levels (1967 - ) 1969-

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