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Welcome to McFarlin's Music Research Guide

Treble clef with music notes.

This guide is designed for the use of students taking courses in Music & Music Education at The University of Tulsa. The purpose is to help you in getting started doing your library research using McFarlin's resources. Click on the tabs above for information on locating particular types of materials, including books and journal articles. The Zotero tab will introduce you to software that will help you in writing reports and term papers.

Naxos Music Library

Graphic with the words 'Naxos Music Library'"Naxos Music Library [NML] is the world´s largest online classical music library. Currently, it offers streaming access to more than 187,782 CDs with more than 2,883,239 tracks of both standard and rare repertoire. Over 800 new CDs are added to the library every month. Resources offered by NML include synopses of over 700 operas, a pronunciation guide for composer and artist names and a glossary of musical terms. A comprehensive online encyclopedia of classical music is in development." -- Naxos

A mobile app is available for download from both the App Store for iOS and Google Play for Android devices. You will need to create a FREE individual account on the Naxos website. Then use this account to sign into the mobile app. More information is here.

Associations for Music Educators