Databases

Search or browse for databases across all subject areas. Databases are collections of scholarly resources, such as articles, journals, videos, images, primary source materials, and more. We also recommend using Omni, our academic search tool, to quickly find individual titles across the library's collection.

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Naxos Music Library
Offers streaming access to CDs and tracks, standard and rare repertoire. New CDs are added to the library every month. The library offers the complete Naxos and Marco Polo catalogues plus the complete catalogues or... Connect
Oxford Handbooks Online
Oxford Handbooks Online is an outstanding collection of the best Handbooks across many different subject areas. One of the most prestigious and successful strands of Oxford’s scholarly publishing, the Handbook series... Connect
Oxford History of Western Music
The Oxford History of Western Music online offers an unmatched account of the evolution of Western classical music by one of the most prominent and provocative musicologists of our time, Richard Taruskin. Connect
Oxford Music Online
Encyclopedic content pertaining to all aspects of music performance and scholarship.Oxford Music Online contains content from three prominent music reference resources: Grove Music Online, The Oxford Dictionary of Music... Connect
Academic Search Complete
A multi-disciplinary database of over 6,000 periodicals, including more than 5,000 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 10,000 journals and a total... Connect
African American Music Reference
Coverage of blues, jazz, spirituals, civil rights songs, slave songs, minstrelsy, rhythm and blues, gospel, and other forms of black American musical expression through biography, discography, editorial, encyclopedia,... Connect
America: History and Life
Historical coverage of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. The database covers 1700 journals, and in addition to its historical coverage, the database includes citations to related materials for... Connect
ARTbibliographies Modern
Covers modern and contemporary arts dating from the late 19th century onwards, including photography with abstracts of journal articles, books, essays, exhibition catalogs, PhD dissertations, and exhibition reviews.... Connect
British Periodicals
Hundreds of periodicals from the late seventeenth century to the early twentieth. British Periodicals traces the development and growth of the periodical press in Britain from its origins in the seventeenth century... Connect
Canadian Music Centre: Digital Music Library On-line
Provides access to Canadian composers and a sample of their respective scores. This database features over 300 score samples and sound clips. Some unpublished scores can be ordered from the Canadian Music Centre. Connect
CBCA Complete: The Arts
This database focuses on arts periodicals covering Canada and Canadian issues. This database is a subset of CBCA Complete. Subject coverage includes:    Canadian music    Canadian theatre... Connect
Classical Music in Video
More than 400 hours of streaming video and growing to 1,000 hours on music history, music appreciation, music performance, analysis, and theory from Medieval to the twenty-first century, recordings from the 1950s up to... Connect
Classical Music Scores and Video
Classical Music from Alexander Street includes sheet music, audio, and video of classical music with coverage of all major genres and time periods from medieval to contemporary, from choral works to symphonies, operas... Connect
Classical Scores Library
Approximately 400,000 pages of the most important classical scores and manuscripts, allowing for the study and analysis of more than 24,000 scores. Connect
Communication and Mass Media Complete
Covers communication and mass media through the indexing of indexing and abstracts for more than 570 journals, and selected (“priority”) coverage of nearly 200 more, for a combined coverage of more than 770... Connect
Film and Television Literature Index
An index of international periodical literature about film, television, and video.A quarterly index that covers international periodical literature about film, television, and video. Over 150 film and television... Connect
Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online
Sound recordings, books, and documents pertaining to a diverse range of world musics.Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online is a resource devoted to music research of peoples throughout the world. Consisting of 9... Connect
Google Scholar
Leddy Library has registered its holdings with Google Scholar. Google Scholar indexes the scholarly press and university websites and with this link, adds "Get It!" for locally licensed content.For more... Connect
Historical Abstracts
Bibliographic information pertaining to world history from the 15th century to the present—excluding the United States and Canada.Historical Abstracts is an exceptional bibliographic database that covers the... Connect
Music Index
A guide to scholarly musicological literature including periodicals, book reviews, performances, reviews of recordings, and more.Music Index provides access to over 640 international music periodicals offering the... Connect
Music Online
Provides access to audio and visual recordings, music periodicals, books, and more.Music Online allows users to search across all of the Alexander Street Press music products to which Leddy Library subscribes including:... Connect
Music Periodicals Database
A music periodical resource covering several aspects of music including music education, performance, ethnomusicology, theory, popular music, and more.Music Database provides a combination of full-text and abstract-only... Connect
Naxos Music Library
Offers streaming access to CDs and tracks, standard and rare repertoire. New CDs are added to the library every month. The library offers the complete Naxos and Marco Polo catalogues plus the complete catalogues or... Connect
Oxford Handbooks Online
Oxford Handbooks Online is an outstanding collection of the best Handbooks across many different subject areas. One of the most prestigious and successful strands of Oxford’s scholarly publishing, the Handbook series... Connect
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