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  1. The International Index to Music Periodicals (IIMP) is a music journal abstracts and indexes database covering the full spectrum of subjects and all aspects of music, including music education, performance, ethnomusicology, musical theatre, theory, popular music forms and composition. Full text available.

    Available at all libraries and from home.

  2. A comprehensive collection of blues, jazz, spiritual, civil rights songs, slave songs, minstrelsy, rhythm and blues, gospel and other forms of Black American musical expression.

    Available at all libraries and from home.

  3. Provides access to essential reference materials, spanning the entire history of Western classical music, in a unified online database. These include the full text of Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, Baker's Dictionary of Music and Baker's Student Encyclopedia of Music as well as biographies, chronologies, primary source readings, and critical texts.

    Available at all libraries and from home.

  4. This database provides access to important classical music scores, manuscripts, and previously unpublished material. The collection includes works from the Renaissance to the 21st century. Coverage of score types is comprehensive, with full scores, study scores, piano and vocal scores, and piano reductions.

    To read music scores, please install the free Adobe Reader, which is available from: http://get.adobe.com/reader/otherversions. For more information, please visit: http://alexanderstreet.com/support-center/faq/general-questions.Available at all libraries and from home.

  5. Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries is a comprehensive audio collection of world music. It provides streaming access to tracks from the Smithsonian archives and world music archives in Asia and Africa. This collection has been produced in partnership with the Smithsonian Folkways Recordings.

    Available at all libraries and from home.

  6. This is a comprehensive online resource devoted to music research of all the world's peoples with a focus on world music. It contains an overview of the region, a survey of its musical heritage, traditions and themes; and a description of specific musical genres, practices, and performances. Articles include detailed photographs that show musicians, musical instrument, and the cultural context of dances, rituals, and ceremonies. Other images include drawings, maps, and musical examples for further study.

    Available at all libraries and from home.

  7. MusicSG is a non-profit digital archive set up to digitise, archive and provide access to all forms of published Singapore musical works. It assembles a collection of music composed or published by Singaporeans, music produced or published in Singapore, and music related to Singapore. Resources featured are based on collections (e.g. by composers and items related to places in Singapore) and composers. They can be also browsed by genres which include the following Campaign Music, Chinese Classical, Computer Music, Films/TV/Musicals, Folk, Hip Hop/Rap, Indian, Jazz, Malay, National Music, Pop, Religious Music, Rock/Metal, Trance/Techno, Western Classical.

    Available at all libraries and from home.

  8. NORA is a database showcasing over 400 digitised works in the literary, performing and visual arts by prominent Singapore artists. As a source of reference for those interested in Singapore arts, NORA aims to digitally preserve Singapore’s arts heritage and create awareness about Singapore’s arts and culture.

    Available at all libraries and from home.

  9. Naxos Music Library is an online streaming music database offering music from over 770 labels, including well-known names like Decca, Deutsche Grammophon, Sony Classical, Warner Classics - Parlophone (former EMI Classics) and many more.

    Available at all libraries and from home.

  10. Naxos Music Library Jazz is an online streaming jazz music database offering music from over 250 labels, including well-known names such as Blue Note Records, Warner Jazz, EMI, Fantasy and others.

    Available at all libraries and from home.

  11. Oxford Art Online provides online access to the entire text of The Dictionary of Art, ed. Jane Turner (1996, 34 vols.) and The Oxford Companion to Western Art, ed. Hugh Brigstocke (2001). Both works are recognized as significant reference resources in the world of visual arts. Articles are added and updated regularly. The database includes access to thousands of images from the Art Resource and Bridgeman Art Library image collections.

    Available at all libraries and from home.

  12. Developed cooperatively with scholars and librarians worldwide, Oxford Bibliographies offers exclusive, authoritative research guides. Combining the best features of an annotated bibliography and a high-level encyclopaedia, this cutting-edge resource guides researchers to the best available scholarship across a wide variety of subjects.

    Available at all libraries and from home.

  13. The International Index to the Performing Arts (IIPA) is a comprehensive guide to the journal literature on performing arts, covering drama, musical theatre, dance, film, radio, circus arts, and more. Full text available.

    Available at all libraries and from home.

  14. PERIND is an index to periodical literature relating to Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei and ASEAN (as an entity), produced by the National University of Singapore. The database covers core journals, ranging from the humanities and social sciences to architecture, building, law and medicine. The articles are mainly in English, with a small number in Malay.

    Available at all libraries and from home.

  15. PictureSG is a collection of pictures, be it photographs or artworks, which provide information about Singapore. It contains NLB’s own pictures, pictures donated to NLB by respective donors and others contributed by our partners. It is a visual treat that allows the discovery of Singapore through images in various categories such as Architecture & Landscape, Arts, Commerce & Industry, Ethic Communities, Events, Geography, Nature, Organisations, Personalites, Politics & Government, and Recreation.

    Available at all libraries and from home.

  16. Plunkett Research Online is a business, industry and company market research database. It provides research tools on industries and includes data such as industry trends analysis, technologies, markets and regulatory environment. It also covers profiles of industry-leading companies.

    Available at all libraries and from home.

  17. PressReader

    PressReader provides access to thousands of the world’s leading newspapers and magazines from more than 100 countries in 60 languages. Publications are presented as full digital replicas and offer advanced digital features such as keyword searching, translation, audio functionality and much more.

    Available at all libraries.

  18. PressReader provides access to thousands of the world’s leading newspapers and magazines from more than 100 countries in 60 languages. Publications are presented as full digital replicas and offer advanced digital features such as keyword searching, translation, audio functionality and much more.

    Available at all libraries and from home. The Business Times, The Straits Times and Lianhe Zaobao are available in libraries only.

  19. ABI/INFORM Complete is a comprehensive and diverse business database that provides insights to companies, competitive market and product information, economic conditions and global business trends. It offers full‐text journals, business press publications, key trade publications, dissertations, conference proceedings, and market reports.

    Available at all libraries and from home.

  20. Accounting & Tax brings together global scholarly journals with trade and professional publications, reports, proceedings and dissertations covering current news and topics, as well as the trends and history influencing global accounting and tax issues.

    Available at all libraries and from home.