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.
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Find books, scores, recordings:
IUCAT | WorldCat | Media Collections Online (formerly Variations) | IU Pages Online (digital scores) | Library of Congress | British Library Catalogues | The European Library (no longer updated) | Google Books | Lilly Library Sheet Music Collection | Hathi Trust Digital Library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) | Oxford Bibliographies Online: Music | 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)