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An index of academic journals and popular magazines on music from 1874 to present. (Some full-text).

Journal archives back to 1831. Recent issues (past 3-5 years) not included. (Full-text).
Purchase made possible by a generous donation from the Rockwell Fund.

Audio, video, and books in classical music, dance, folk music, jazz, and more. (Streaming media).

A multi-disciplinary index of journal and magazine articles from 1982 to present. (Some full-text).

Watch video of more than 250 opera performances. (Streaming media).

Information about composers, musicians, instruments, music forms, and terminology. (Full-text).


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A multi-disciplinary database of journals, magazines, book chapters, and government reports. (Some full-text).

Essays and images from books on blues, jazz, gospel, and more. (Full-text).

Listen to roots music and popular music from America's past (pre-1960). (Streaming media).

An index of journals and magazines in every field of study. (Citations only).

Listen to classical music. Search by composer, artist, work, genre, or time period. (Streaming media).

Dictionaries, encyclopedias, and books on classical music and musicians. (Full-text).

Online access to 15,000 classical music scores and manuscripts. (Full-text).

Listen to traditional music, popular music, and jazz from every corner of the world. (Streaming media).

Electronic books with full-text searching, bookmarks, and personal notes. (Full-text).
Free software is required: download ebrary Reader™

Electronic books from academic, professional, and popular publishers. (Full-text).

The complete encyclopedia, plus Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary. (Full-text).

Watch films and video in the humanities, sciences, business, health and social sciences. (Streaming media).

Basic information from specialized encyclopedias, dictionaries, and handbooks. (Full-text).

Essays on the musical traditions of cultures around the world. (Streaming media).

An Internet search engine for scholarly journals and books with links to UHD-purchased content. (Some full-text).

A broad collection of jazz recordings with liner notes. (Streaming media).

Now known as EBSCOhost E-Books. (This cross-reference will be removed on 7/21/12).

An archive of the newspaper from 1980 to present. (Full-text).

A cover-to-cover archive of the newspaper from 1851 to 2003. (Full-text).

More than 2,500 electronic books from Oxford University Press. (Full-text).

Resources on American popular culture from 1900 to the present. (Full-text).

Electronic journals in the humanities and the social sciences. (Full-text).

A virtual encyclopedia of the world's musical and aural traditions. (Streaming media).

An index of high impact research journals in the humanities, sciences, and social sciences. (Citations only).

A catalog of 58 million books, dissertations, sound recordings, and videos available in libraries. (Citations only).




W.I. Dykes Library • University of Houston-Downtown
One Main Street • Houston, Texas 77002
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