Provide your music researchers with access to one of the richest and most comprehensive full-text resources of scholarly music research. In addition to metadata and abstracts curated and written by RILM’s global team of subject experts, RILM Abstracts of Music Literature with Full Text offers full-text search and cover-to-cover browsing of the enhanced titles on the EBSCOhost platform.
Extensive Full-text Coverage of the World’s Music Literature
Global Coverage that is Vast and Deep
RILM Abstracts of Music Literature with Full Text includes approximately one million pages of full-text content from more than 200 periodicals (many of which are not available anywhere else online) from 50 countries in 40 languages, published from the early 20th century to the present. Most coverage commences with the first issue of the journal and includes cover-to-cover full text for every included title. Therefore, in addition to scholarly articles and reviews, the database includes obituaries, editorials, correspondence, advertisements, news items, and more.
Unique and Pertinent Content for Music Research
Through a rich collection of the most relevant publications, including more than 90 journals that are not available elsewhere online, this resources provides both broad and specialized coverage of music and music-related disciplines, fields, and subject areas. Subject areas include musicology, ethnomusicology, theory, instruments, pedagogy, performance, and all other disciplines related to music.
- A global, multidimensional resource for music researchers
- More than 200 full-text journals (90 of which are not available anywhere else online)
- Content spanning 50 countries and 40 different languages
- Full-text coverage from the early 20th century to the present
- Monthly updates to maximize currency
Includes the Complete RILM Abstracts of Music Literature Index
RILM Abstracts of Music Literature continues to serve as a comprehensive, ongoing database of publications on music from 178 countries and territories, in 173 languages from Azeh to Zulu, and from the 19th century to the present. Featuring nearly a million bibliographic records, this database includes in-depth vocabulary-controlled indexing and detailed abstract texts, with titles given in both the original language and English translation. RILM's broad international coverage and concise abstracts distinguish it from all other music references. No other online music resource has comparable indexing and full-text coverage.