Research Topics

Alexander St Press- American Song
A history database that allows people to hear and feel the music from America's past.
Alexander St Press- Classical Music Library
Browse by Time Periods, Composers, Instruments and more.
Alexander St Press- Contemporary World Music
Delivers the sounds of all regions from every continent.
Alexander St Press- Jazz Music Library
Largest & most comprehensive collection of streaming jazz online.
Alexander St Press- Music Online
Audio and video that spans time periods, artists, composers, choreographers, and ensembles.
Alexander St Press- Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries
A virtual encyclopedia of the world's musical and aural traditions.
Music reviews, biographies, and recommendations.
Creative Commons Music Communities
Need a copyright free song for your music or film project? Get it here.
Dorothy Starr Sheet Music Collection
SFPL's great sheet music collection.
Hoopla eMusic
Stream the latest music on almost any device.
MTV Online Radio
Great free music to listen to while doing your homework!
Music Index | (Ebsco)
A complete guide to music writings, with digitized content since 1970.,uid&profile=ehost&defaultdb=mah
Download music to various devices.
Oxford Music Online
Articles on composers, performers, conductors, and all other things music.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame - Story of Rock
Includes rock and roll news, artist interviews and performance notes.
San Francisco Symphony – Watch, Listen and Learn
Videos, podcasts and archival recordings from the San Francisco Symphony.
Advancing the art of jazz through concerts, educational programs and more.