The William and Gayle Cook Music Library at Indiana University, recognized as one of the largest academic music libraries in the world, serves the world-renowned Jacobs School of Music and the Bloomington Campus of Indiana University. The collection is comprised of over 700,000 catalogued items on 56,733 linear-feet of shelves. It occupies a four-floor, 55,000 square-foot facility in a wing of the Bess Meshulam Simon Music Library and Recital Center, dedicated in November 1995.
IU has moved from Variations to Media Collections Online. Click HERE to read Frequently Asked Questions about this transition.
Find books, scores, recordings:
IUCAT | WorldCat | Library of Congress | British Library Catalogues | The European Library | Google Books | Lilly Library Sheet Music Collection | Hathi Trust Digital Library
Find journal articles, magazine articles, and dissertations:
RILM Abstracts | Music Index | IIMP | IIPA | RIPM | RIPM Archive | JSTOR | Arts and Humanities Citation Index | ERIC Proquest | Proquest Dissertations Database | Complete Database List A-Z
Find online reference & research tools:
Oxford Music Online (Grove) | RISM A/II | Music-in-Print | Index to Printed Music | Garland Encylopedia of World Music | Musical America | Encyclopedia of Music in Canada | Chicago Manual of Style | Digital Resources for Musicology | Cook Music Library Research & Citation Guides
Find streaming audio and video:
Naxos Music Library | DRAM | Smithsonian Global Sound | Met Opera on Demand | Berlin Philharmonic Concert Hall | Medici.tv | Dance in Video | Opera in Video | Theater in Video | Media Collections Online (Formerly Variations)