Music

Article Databases

International index to music periodicals IIMP full text 1998- Key site [UCSD Only]
Indexes approximately 400 music periodicals; 52 titles are available with the full text of articles (1996- ). Retrospective coverage varies by periodical title, including 29 complete-run titles (earliest is 1891).

JSTOR Key site [UCSD Only]
Search by subject or browse full text of more than 500 scholarly journals in social sciences, humanities, and sciences, to their earliest issues. Many titles extend as far back as late 19th or early 20th centuries; most recent 3-5 years not included.

Music Index Online Key site [UCSD Only]
1974-2008. Important index of periodical articles from over 850 journals and magazines on all aspects of music. UC-elinks are provided to online article texts when available.

RILM Abstracts of Music Literature Key site [UCSD Only]
RILM's international scope, focus on all types of scholarly publications, and concise abstracts distinguish it from other music indexes. Coverage is from 1967 to the near present.

Rock's Backpages Key site [UCSD Only]
Thousands of articles from underground magazines such as Punk, Creem, and Mojo, also from more mainstream titles such as Melody Maker, Spin and Rolling Stone. Includes some reviews and audio interviews.

International Index to Nineteenth Century Music Periodicals (RIPM) [UCSD Only]
The online version of the Répertoire international de la press musicale, containing article citations for over 65 primarily nineteenth-century periodicals published in most European countries and the United States.

International Index to the Performing Arts (Full-Text) (IIPA-FT) [UCSD Only]
An index to over 200 journals and magazines in the fields of dance, drama, film, theater, opera, puppetry, circus, and other forms of performance art.

LexisNexis Academic [UCSD Only]
Thousands of full-text sources including newspapers, wires, transcripts, newsletters, magazines, trade journals; also industry news, company information, law reviews, court decisions. Coverage dates vary. Former name: Academic Universe.

Music & Performing Arts Online
A combined search platform for the ProQuest article databases IIMP (International Index to Music Periodicals) and IIPA (International Index to Performing Arts).