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Music: ATS1345 Music across time

Selected resources for students of music

Citing and writing guides

Tutorial materials

Library contacts

Contact a librarian

To ask questions about finding sources, citing and referencing and other library resources you can access Meet with a Librarian service.
Monday-Friday 1pm-5pm.

Ebooks by Topic

Using Library Search

Using Music Periodicals Database (Proquest)

Online Encyclopedias

Sources on Streamed Video

Naxos Video Library includes The Jazz Sessions spotlights with unaccompanied performances , interviews and behind the scenes footage of a number of jazz legends, such as Bill Frisell, Lee Konitz and Joe Lovano. Search under Categories to find Jazz, World, Masterclass, Concert Documentary and other collections.



Medici.TV is a database containing a number of masterclasses: 



Cambridge Companions to Composers

General Introductions

Essential indexes to music journals

Use Ulrichsweb to check whether your source is academic and scholarly




This database allows users to check whether their source is from a peer reviewed journal. An authoritative source of bibliographic and publisher information from periodicals of all types - academic and scholarly journals, Open Access publications, peer-reviewed titles, popular magazines, newspapers ands newsletters.

Further Databases

Call numbers for music history

Call numbers for periods of music history to assist browsing

780.902        Music 500-1400
780.903        Renaissance 15th and 16th centuries
780.9032      Baroque early 18th century
780.9033      Classical late 18th century
780.9034      Romantic 19th century
780.904        Twentieth century
780.905        Twenty-first century

Books by period