Skip to main content
We are still offering consultation services during the COVID-19 move to online instruction. Please feel free to reach out for virtual appointments! For more information on library services and resources, please click here.
Academic One File
Includes, newspaper, magazine, and academic peer-reviewed articles from the many leading publications and reference sources, the majority in full text. Includes the New York Times from 1995 to present.
Academic Search Complete
Includes newspaper, magazine, and academic peer-reviewed articles from leading publications and reference sources.
Classical Scores Library Volume 1 (Alexander Street Press)
Contains classical music scores in 21 genres. Pages can be printed and annotated. Create a playlist!
Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive
Covers entertainment history in US and UK trade magazines from the vaudeville era to 2000. Read articles in Billboard, Variety, Broadcasting, Melody Maker, to name a few.
Includes interdisciplinary, bilingual (English and Spanish) and comprehensive full text database of the newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press. It includes the Bay State Banner, an independent newspaper primarily geared toward the readership interests of Boston's African-American community.
Provides access to scholarly archival and current journals, books, and primary sources.
Oxford Music Online
Includes Grove Music Online, the Oxford Companion to Music and the Oxford Dictionary of Music.
Provides access to digital humanities and social sciences content from leading university presses and scholarly societies.
Proquest Historical Newspapers
A selection of historical newspaper documents from ProQuest.
RILM Abstracts of Music Literature
Offers citations and abstracts of articles on international subjects including historical musicology, ethnomusicology, instruments, voice, dance and music therapy. Covers 1969 – the present.
RIPM Jazz Periodicals
An essential, unique collection of 105 American Jazz periodicals, published between 1914 and 2006.
Welcome to the NU Libraries Music page.
Get Started with Your Research:
Need a book, book chapter, or article not available at Northeastern? You can request materials that aren't available at Northeastern University Library through ILLIad, our interlibrary loan service. Note: Due to COVID-19, interlibrary loan is currently operating for electronic materials only.
Archives & Special Collections
The Archives and Special Collections preserve and make accessible the historical records of Boston’s social justice and neighborhood history, as well as the history of Northeastern.