The Libraries are open! See our fall hours for details.
To open safely, the Libraries are following all state and university health guidelines, and are implementing additional policies and procedures for library materials, facilities, and services.
If you're studying or working remotely:
- Online resources—Discover additional e-resources made available for online research.
- Contact Us—Library staff can answer questions via chat, email, or video conference.
- Interlibrary loan—You may request electronic articles and book chapters.
Checked-out materials from the Spring 2020 semester are due September 30, 2020. We are waiving overdue fines for that time period.
Start Your Research!
Find Books, Music, Recordings, and Plays
Library Catalog—Find music, dance, and theatre materials in our Libraries.
WorldCat—Request books, music, and recordings from other libraries.
Online Scores—Public domain scores, mostly older editions and manuscripts.
ProQuest Dissertations and Theses—Document citations, some with full text.
RILM—Citations for music and dance books, dissertations, articles, and more.
Subject Guides—Suggested resources for a variety of performing arts topics.
For additional e-resources available during the COVID-19 pandemic, see our COVID-19 Response Guide.
Don't Know Where to Start? Try a Reference Resource!
Find Articles (Music, Dance, and Theatre)
Looking for articles from any journal?
Music Index—Article citations from over 700 music journals.
Music Periodicals Database—Article citations from over 400 music journals.
RILM—Citations for scholarly music and dance books, articles, dissertations, and more.
JSTOR—Full-text articles from almost 100 scholarly music, dance, and theatre journals, plus other subjects. Excludes recent years.
Academic Search Premier—Article citations from all disciplines, including performing arts.
More Music Databases
Transcriptions and translations of aria/song texts. (Off-campus access spotty.)Go to IPA Source
Explore 60 years of music and artist rankings from 5,000+ charts in 70+ countries.Go to Music ID
Find jobs, festivals, and artist managers; read music industry news; and more.Go to Musical America
On the Boards
Watch full-length, high-quality dance, theatre, and music performance videos from international and US-based contemporary artists.
Connect with The Hartt School
Allen and The Hartt School work closely to support performing arts education.
Hartt Performance Library—Scores and parts for Hartt’s large performing ensembles.