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Frequently Used Sources

The sources listed below may be ones that you consult frequently over the course of your research.

Quick Look Up

Need a quick fact or more background reading on a topic?  The links below will take you to sources that cover many different topics related to Western classical music.

Find Books, Scores, and Recordings at MIT

Barton: MIT Libraries' Catalog

Use Barton to search for print and electronic books, scores, and recordings in MIT's collection.

Find Journal Articles

RILM Abstracts of Music Literature is the most comprehensive index of scholarly journal literature in the field of music.

BartonPlus allows you to search across our catalog and multiple databases at once, which can be useful if your topic crosses disciplines or if you're not sure where to begin.

Manage Your References and Organize Your Notes

Any of the these tools listed below can help you organize and cite your references. The Overview at the top of the list explains the strengths and weaknesses for each.

We can also help recommend a number of tools to help you organize your notes. Consult our Personal Content Management Guide for more information.

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