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 MUS 600: Research in Music  - Spring 2014


  • URSUS - the catalog of Fogler Library, other University of Maine System campuses, Bangor Public Library, and the Maine State Library. Can be used to search for books, scores, recordings, and journal titles.

    • Further guidance for locating scores is found in the Finding Scores guide.

  • MaineCat - a statewide catalog, including Bowdoin, Bates, & Colby Colleges

  • WorldCat - bibliographic records for more than 36 million items held at libraries throughout the world

  • Grove Music Online (New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians) -
    Ref ML 100 .N48 ) - A comprehensive music encyclopedia

  • Music Index  - covers music and music education literature, primarily US-based; no full text, has Article Linker

  • RILM Abstracts of Music Literature - coverage of international scholarly music literature; no full text, has Article Linker

  • Education Full Text - an education index, includes music education; some full text, has Article Linker

  • ERIC - an education index, includes music education; some full text, has Article Linker

  • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses - use to identify dissertations

  • Web of Science - a compiled citation database, includes journals in the Arts & Humanities

How to Locate Materials

  • Request (click for a demo) allows you to order books to be sent to Fogler from other URSUS libraries.

  • Article Linker (click for a demo) allows you to automatically check URSUS for electronic and/or print subscriptions. 

  • If you cannot locate a book in URSUS or MaineCat, or a journal here in Orono, fill out an Interlibrary Loan form.

Still Unsure...?

There are lots of ways to get help.  First, try the Help Desk - you can come in, or contact us through the Ask-a-Librarian chat, text, or email service.

Nancy Lewis is the Music Librarian; you can send her an email on FirstClass ( or call her at 581-3613 to set up an appointment.

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