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Librarian for Music

Amy Rachuba | (920)-748-8747 | [email protected]

Lane Library Staff - Amy Rachuba

Assistant Librarian-Resource Services Lane Library
Departments: Electronic Resources, Government Documents, Serials

Librarian for Business, Economics, Education, Exercise Science, Music, Politics and Government, Psychology, Sociology and Theatre



Library Catalog — Find books and journals held at Lane Library.

FirstSearch — Access to WorldCat and ArticleFirst. Search for items not available through Lane Library (learn more about Interlibrary Loan).



JSTOR — Full text access to the archive of over 400 journals. The most current 3-5 years may not be available due to JSTOR’s publisher-defined moving wall.

Academic Search Complete (EBSCOhost) — Full text access to over 4000 journals.

Proquest Research Library — Full text access to over 2,500 journals.



The new Grove dictionary of music and musicians (Print) — The 2001 edition is held at Rodman Center For The Arts. The 1980 edition is held at Lane Library. Lane Library Call #: ML100 .G885 1980

Classical composers database — Entries for numerous composers from all eras containing different kinds of information. Entries may have short biographies, work lists, pictures, or bibliography.



Newspaper Source Plus (EBSCOhost) — Full text access to more than 700 newspapers and nearly 700,000 television and radio news transcripts.

Access Newspaper ARCHIVE — Access to full text historic newspaper archive.

Web Resources

Web Resources

Meta-Catalog Websites

Sites of Interest to Musicologists / American
Musicological Society

access to a large number of Internet resources about music in general and for musicologists in particular.

Digital Scores and Sound Recordings

American choral music, 1870-1923

A collaboration of the American Choral Directors
Association and the Library of Congress, provides access
to significant choral music in the public domain by the
leading American composers of the time.

Library archival sound recordings

The British Library Archival Sound Recordings web site
contains 21,000 selected recordings of music, spoken word,
and human, and natural environments for use by UK higher
and further education staff and students from licensed

The Choral Public Domain Library

Searchable archive of modern editions of sacred and
secular choral music that is in the public domain,
currently listing over 1450 titles. Musical scores are
available in PDF format, with some titles available in
other formats including Midi, Finale, Encore, and

Classical net

Guides to repertoire, books, recordings, composers, and
Internet links in the field of western classical music.
Also, includes search engine. Features 2,500 CD reviews,
as well as 5,800 files and over 4,000 links to other
classical music web sites.

Scores – Loeb Music Library

The Loeb Music Library, using the systems and services for
image digitization developed by the Harvard University
Library’s (HUL) Library Digital Initiative, is creating an
expansible resource of scanned images of rare and unique
musical scores that will be freely available via the Web
for classroom and research use at Harvard and to scholars
all over the world. As digital versions become available
via the Harvard University Library’s Page Delivery Service
(PDS), we will provide links to them from this Web page as
well as from the HOLLIS catalog.”

Sheet Music Consortium

Searchable list
of digitized sheet music in consortium music libraries and

Specialized Web Sources

Jazz /

This Web site presents exhibits held at the Smithsonian
that focus on the rhythmic and passionate music of jazz.
Visitors can learn about such famous artists as: Louis
Armstrong and the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra.
There is also information on jazz collections on display,
including concerts programs, correspondence, photos,
music, and films.

Music education online

The site features sheet music that can be printed or downloaded, music links, music recommendations for kids, tips and instruction for getting an instrument, etc.

Other Resources