Skip to main content

MU 112: Music of Black Americans (Torff)

Background Sources

Online Reference Resources for Music

Background Sources

Reference tools such as dictionaries and encyclopedias are good places to start your research because they provide an overview of the topic as well as keywords, dates, and facts

This database provides simultaneous access to several online versions of music encyclopedias and dictionaries listed separately in the section below.

Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, and Handbooks

The following reference resources available in print and online, where indicated:

    Ask a Librarian

    Research Librarians's picture
    Research Librarians
    JavaScript disabled or chat unavailable.
    Contact:
    DiMenna-Nyselius Library
    Fairfield University

    Text: 203.295.7542
    Schedule a research appointment