Encyclopedias, dictionaries, and other reference sources that provide authoritative information. Entries may be quick facts or in-depth articles. Useful for: background information, key concepts, historical context, and mining reference lists.
Provides authoritative articles from a series of over 25 subject-specific encyclopedias and reference books. Users may search the full text of all books by keyword. Click the link to "Show All" to select and search a specific encyclopedia.
The most comprehensive online reference resource of all aspects of music worldwide from prehistory to the present. Includes Grove Music Online, Oxford Companion to Music, Oxford Dictionary to Music, and Encyclopedia of Popular Music.
The Naxos Music Library is an on-line library of more than 75,000 tracks of music and includes classical recordings, world music, jazz, and national anthems. Naxos offers background information, including overviews of music history, a glossary and overview of musical terms, and the complete libretti of operas available in the library.