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Full-Text Databases

Academic Search Complete on EbscoHost Restricted Resource Some full text available
Academic Search Complete offers an enormous collection of full-text journals, providing users access to critical information from many sources unique to this database. In addition, it includes peer-reviewed full text for STEM research, as well as for the social sciences and humanities. Scholarly content covers a broad range of important areas of academic study, including anthropology, engineering, law, sciences and more.
JSTOR Music Collection Restricted Resource Some full text available
The Music Collection contains the complete back runs of 77 titles dedicated to scholarly research and theory in the field of music. The collection includes journals published in the Netherlands, Croatia, Hungary, Germany, and France.
ProjectMUSE Restricted Resource Some full text available
Project MUSE is a provider of digital humanities and social sciences content. Its electronic journal collections support a wide array of research needs at academic, public, special, and school libraries worldwide. MUSE books and journals, from leading university presses and scholarly societies, are fully integrated for search and discovery.

Electronic Journals

Computer Music Journal Restricted Resource Some full text available High Impact Journal
Computer Music Journal is a resource for musicians, composers, scientists, engineers, and computer enthusiasts interested in contemporary and electronic music and computer-generated sound. (Impact factor: 0.71)
Early Music History Restricted Resource Some full text available High Impact Journal
Early Music History is devoted to the study of music from the early Middle Ages to the end of the seventeenth century. It gives preference to studies pursuing interdisciplinary approaches and to those developing new methodological ideas. The scope is broad and includes manuscript studies textual criticism iconography studies of the relationship between words and music and the relationship between music and society.
Journal of Music Theory Restricted Resource Some full text available
The Journal of Music Theory fosters conceptual and technical innovations in abstract, systematic musical thought and cultivates the historical study of musical concepts and compositional techniques. The journal publishes research with important and broad applications in the analysis of music and the history of music theory as well as theoretical or metatheoretical work that engages and stimulates ongoing discourse in the field. The journal also addresses the influences of philosophy, mathematics, computer science, cognitive sciences, and anthropology on music theory.
Journal of New Music Research Restricted Resource Some full text available High Impact Journal
The Journal of New Music Research has an interdisciplinary orientation and focuses on disciplines ranging from musicology (music theory, aesthetics, sociology), psychology (from psychoacoustics to cognitive psychology - with emphasis on modelling), information sciences (from sound engineering to artificial intelligence), philosophy (epistemology and methodology) and brain sciences. (Impact factor: 0.48)
Leonardo Music Journal Restricted Resource Some full text available High Impact Journal
Leonardo Music Journal features the latest in music, multimedia art, sound science and technology.
Music Theory Spectrum Restricted Resource Some full text available High Impact Journal
Music Theory Spectrum is the official print journal of the Society for Music Theory. It features articles and book reviews on all topics that intersect with music theory and analysis, such as aesthetics, the history of theory, linear analysis, atonal theory, and narratology.
Organised Sound Restricted Resource Some full text available High Impact Journal
Organised Sound is an international journal which focuses on the rapidly developing methods and issues arising from the use of technology in music today. It concentrates upon the impact which the application of technology is having upon music in a variety of genres including multimedia performance art sound sculpture and music ranging from popular idioms to experimental electroacoustic composition.
PAJ Restricted Resource Some full text available High Impact Journal
PAJ offers extended coverage of the visual arts (such as video, installations, photography, and multimedia performance), in addition to reviews of new works in theatre, dance, film, and opera. Issues include artists' writings, critical and historical commentary, interviews, performance texts and plays, reports on performance abroad, and book reviews.

Abstract & Index Databases

Google Scholar Unrestricted Resource
Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research.


ProQuest Ebook Central Restricted Resource Some full text available
ProQuest Ebook Central (formerly Ebrary) provides access to more than 70,000 e-books from over 500 publishers. Covers a broad group of subject areas including business and economics, computing, education, engineering, history, political science, humanities, area studies, literature, linguistics, law, life sciences, psychology, social work, sociology, religion, classics, and philosophy.

Reference Material

Oxford Music Online Restricted Resource
Oxford Music Online is the access point for Grove Music Online and other Oxford music reference resources.

Theses & Dissertations

Dissertations & Theses @ Mills College Restricted Resource Some full text available
This database gives access to the electronic dissertations and theses produced by students at Mills College.
Mills Theses - Music Unrestricted Resource Some full text available
This database gives access to the electronic dissertations and theses submitted by Mills students in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts and Master of Fine Arts in Music.


ARTStor Restricted Resource Resource contains images
The ARTstor Digital Library is a nonprofit resource that provides more than one million digital images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and sciences with an accessible suite of software tools for teaching and research

Web Sites

Chicago Manual of Style Unrestricted Resource
On-campus (on the Mills Wireless or a lab computer) access the complete Chicago Manual of Style online.
Citation quick guide is accessible off-campus or on the Mills Guest network.
Excelsior Online Writing Lab (OWL) Unrestricted Resource
200 open source resources including writing and teaching writing, research, grammar and mechanics, and style guides.
New Music Books
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