The databases listed to the right are mostly subscription databases which the library has paid for to provide you with the most credible and authoritative information possible.
Many of the databases are not focused exclusively on music, but contain a good deal of music-related material within their interdisciplinary content.
Music databases often have unique ways of searching and organizing their data. Here are some tips:
Oxford Music Online (Grove)
Naxos Music Library
Daniels' Orchestral Music Online
The first group of databases is the core list for this subject.
Search@UW will look at the following databases: Garland Encyclopedia of World Music, OneFile (Gale), JSTOR, Project Muse, and others.
The following databases, while not focusing exclusively on music, may also be useful.
Most of our research databases require users to log in with their UWL credentials. When you are asked for a username and password: