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Here you can access recommended databases relating to Music. For guidance on how to search databases effectively, see our Discovering information page where you will find a handy tutorial. For a full list of databases the Library subscribes to please see our recommended databases page.


Click on the information buttons below to find out more about each resource.

What is a database

If you want to do a thorough search of the literature on a topic, the best way to do this is to use a database. A database indexes journals and other sources of information, meaning you may search across all these indexed sources at once.

Databases are not always easy to use. To make sure you use databases to their full potential, book onto one of our training sessions, or get in touch to arrange a chat.