Tools and Tips
Find Books and Dissertations
Library Catalog—Find music, dance, and other materials in the Harrison Libraries.
WorldCat—Request materials from other libraries.
Proquest Dissertations and Theses—Documents in all disciplines.
LibGuides—Guides for specific topics and genres, including the performing arts.
Naxos Music Library—Our largest classical music audio database.
DRAM—Mainly classical music, focused on 20th- and 21st-century American music.
Jazz Music Library—Over 10,000 jazz albums in all styles.
Smithsonian Global Sound—Folk and popular music from around the world.
Websites and More—A guide to more audio/video databases and websites.
Find Music and Dance Articles
Academic Search Premier—Search articles across all disciplines, including dance and music.
Grove/Oxford Music Online—Find entries from the New Grove and Oxford music encyclopedias and dictionaries.
Music Index—Search for articles from all areas of music studies.
Music Periodicals Database—Find article citations from over 400 music journals.
RILM—Discover music articles, books, dissertations, and more.
Find Dance/Theatre Resources
Dictionary of Literary Biography—Essays on playwrights and other literary figures
Jacob's Pillow Dance Interactive—Jacob's Pillow dance festival videos, from the 1930s to today
Oxford English Dictionary—Definitions and pronunciations, useful for Shakespeare plays
More dance databases—Browse all dance-related databases
More theatre databases—Browse all theatre-related databases
Jacob's Pillow Dance Interactive
From the oldest summer dance festival in the U.S., historic and recent performances in a wide range of styles, interviews with artists, multimedia essays, and more.