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Readers' Guide Full Text Mega

Readers’ Guide Full Text Mega™ includes indexing of over 450 periodicals as far back as 1983 and searchable full text of articles from over 250 journals as far back as 1994. Subject coverage includes antiques, arts, business, computers, education, entertainment, film & television, gardening, health & medicine, history, home improvement, literature, news & current events, photography, popular & classical music, politics, popular culture, religion, science, sports & fitness, transportation, travel and much more.

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Reference USA

ReferenceUSA is an Internet-based reference service from the Library Division of infoUSA. The site was designed for use as a reference tool in libraries and is continually enhanced based upon suggestions from librarians and library patrons." 

The ReferenceUSA database contains, in module format, detailed information on more than 12 million U.S. businesses; 102 million U.S. residents; 683,000 U.S. health care providers; 1 million Canadian businesses; and 11 million Canadian residents.

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Resources of Scholarly Societies - Music

List of links to societies and background information on general history of formation and function of societies.

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RIA Checkpoint

Checkpoint is a comprehensive tax reference library. It contains RIA's Federal Tax Library, the Tax Advisors Planning System and the IRS Practice. It also provides current tax news, and access to several tax journals and treatises.

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RILM Abstracts of Music Literature

An international journal of abstracts in English of current scholarly literature on music in all languages including books, articles, commentaries, prefaces to editions, dissertations, and reviews.

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RILM Music Encyclopedias

RILM music encyclopedias is a full-text compilation of 41 seminal titles published from 1775 to the present and comprising nearly 80,000 pages, the majority of which are not available anywhere else online. This is an extensive global resource designed to meet the teaching, learning, and research needs of the international music community. It provides comprehensive encyclopedic coverage of the most important disciplines, fields, and subject areas, among them popular music, opera, instruments, blues, gospel, recorded sound, and women composers. Its content spans multiple countries and languages—English, German, French, Italian, Dutch, and Greek.  (For the full title list:

Trial Database

A/II: Music Manuscripts after 1600. Database index, 1984-1986 (2 microfiches); annual CD-ROM, 1996-2008; free online database since 2010. Series A/II is the most comprehensive guide available to music manuscripts created after 1600.  Sources from over 900 libraries, museums, archives, churches, schools, and private collections in more than 35 countries around the world are described in the database. Full bibliographic information is available for over one million records. Included are manuscripts, printed music, librettos, and treatises. The database is updated monthly.

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