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Oxford Music

What is it?

Oxford Music Online is the gateway to Grove Music Online, with access to search The Oxford Dictionary of Music and The Oxford Companion to Music.  It is the authoritative resource for music research with over 52,000 articles written by nearly 9,000 scholars charting the diverse history and cultures of music around the globe.

Where can I access it?

Anywhere – remote access available for library members.

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How do I use it?

Enter your library card number into the box at the bottom of the sign-in panel, including the D at the beginning and the 8 digits of your membership number.

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Search with the keyword bar under the header or click Advanced Search next to it to filter articles by era, occupation, instrument, topic and more.

Finding help or further information

Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click Help to view tutorials and help guides.