MedlinePlus, is a goldmine of good health information from the world's largest medical library, the National Library of Medicine. Health professionals and consumers alike can depend on it for information that is authoritative and up to date. MedlinePlus has extensive information from the National Institutes of Health and other trusted sources on over 650 diseases and conditions.
This resource is essential for evaluating contemporary testing instruments. It includes educational, psychological, and vocational tests and measurements commercially published in the English language. It consists of full-text descriptive entries, references, and full-text critical reviews of assessment tools.
A useful tool in the fields of education, psychology, psychiatry, behavioral science, and speech, language, and hearing.
The Merck Index is a major reference work for scientists and professionals looking for authoritative information on chemicals, drugs and biologicals. The Merck index Online is an online platform featuring text and structure search functionality and a user-friendly interface.
Provides access to private and public U.S. and international business data, among them : company annual reports , industry reports ,ratios, news, facts, and figures, and more
Provides current and historical financial information on publicly traded US and international companies.
The company information includes: analyst reports, annual stock price ranges, bond ratings history, news, mergers & acquisitions, stock splits, income statements, balance sheets, information on subsidiaries, officers and directors, etc.
Provides access to historical corporate and industry
reports for US as well as for companies in more than 100 countries.
Historical annual reports collection goes back to 1925.
The Meriam Report [The Problem of Indian Administration] was a survey of conditions on Native American reservations in twenty-six states sponsored by the Rockefeller Foundation and published in 1928. Following the report, the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs conducted extensive hearings that were published in 41 parts totaling nearly 20,000 pages and collectively titled Survey of the Conditions of the Indians in the United States.
Met Opera on Demand delivers instant access to more than 500 Met performances, including more than 75 past performances from the Met’s award-winning Live in HD series as well as more than 400 classic full-length video and audio performances. 5 simultaneous users
Covers a wide range of research, clinical, and practical applications in microbiology and bacteriology. Includes reference information, clinical implications, and practical use of various organisms.
Over 200,000 pages of primary source documents from the British Foreign Office, Prime Minister’s Office, and the War Office.
Iraq 1914-1974, offers a broad range of original source material from the British Foreign Office, Colonial Office, War Office and Cabinet Papers covering the period from the Anglo-Indian landing in Basra in 1914 through the British Mandate in Iraq of 1920-32 to the rise of Saddam Hussein in 1974, including photographs, colour maps and contemporary film.
Middle Eastern & Central Asian Studies™ (MECAS) is a systematic and non-evaluative bibliographic index of research, policy and scholarly discourse on the countries and peoples of the Middle East, Central Asia and North Africa.
This database contains more than 475,000 records. Over 15,000 records of recently published and grey literature are added annually. Subject coverage includes: political affairs & law, international relations, economic affairs - business & industry, cultural heritage, arts & humanities, society & social welfare, ethnic diversity & anthropology, significant religious events & movements and recent history (1900 - present) & archaeology.
MECAS includes the following: Middle East Bibliography (1946 - 2001), Middle East Book Bibliographies, Theses & Dissertations, MECAS Citations Database and School of Oriental & African Studies (SOAS) Library Catalogue (1900 - present).
Offers access to and interconnectivity between three major Middle English electronic resources: an electronic version of the Middle English Dictionary, a HyperBibliography of Middle English prose and verse, based on the MED bibliographies, and a Corpus of Middle English Prose and Verse, as well as links to an associated network of electronic resources.
Useful for the study of Middle English language, literature, history and culture.
Middle and Junior High Core Collection is ideal for libraries serving readers in grades five through nine. This collection contains over 19,000 entries for nonfiction and fiction works recommended for children and adolescents.
Mideastwire.com is an Internet-based news service. It offers a daily email newsletter of concise. Translated briefs covering some of the key political, cultural, economic and opinion pieces appearing via the print, radio and television media of the 22 Arab countries.
Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military, this database offers full text for nearly 300 journals, periodicals, and U.S. government documents. The database also includes full text for 245 pamphlets and offers indexing and abstracts for nearly 400 titles. Many full text titles are available in native (searchable) PDF, or scanned-in-color.
Coverage includes defense, military technology, global security, and foreign affairs.
To download reports, authorized users are required to create a personal account. Mintel provides full-text reports on a wide range of market research studies, analyzing market sizes and trends, market segmentation, consumer attitudes and purchasing habits, opportunities, weaknesses and the future of the market.
The reports cover the United States and feature such industries as: food service, food, drink, pursuits/hobbies, travel, clothing/fashion, health/medical, beauty/personal, household, services, publishing, automotive, and e-commerce.
This exclusive electronic archive consists of over 3,000 books published from 1820-1914 across the Islamic World, with special focus on Egypt and Syria. Subject coverage includes sciences and humanities: philosophy, theology, literature, arts, history and politics. Content is in Arabic. Search interface can be switched between English and Arabic, and both include a virtual Arabic keyboard for easy text input.
Over 4,500 titles of publications including banned literature, fiction, non-fiction, scholarly and popular, written by Arab authors and in particular leading authors from Egypt. Over 80% of the titles are unavailable or very hard to acquire even in print form. The e-library is arranged into 31 categories. Content is in Arabic. Search interface can be switched between English and Arabic, and both include a virtual Arabic keyboard for easy text input.
Digital editions of culturally significant magazines from 1890 to 1922 with magazines at its core the MJP also offers a range of genres that extends to the digital publication of books directly connected to modernist periodicals and other supporting materials for periodical study.
A weekly epidemiological digest for the United States published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). It is the main vehicle for publishing public health information and recommendations that have been received by the CDC from state health departments.
Data on specific diseases as reported by state and territorial health departments and reports on infectious and chronic diseases, environmental hazards, natural or human-generated disasters, occupational diseases and injuries, and intentional and unintentional injuries. Also included are reports on topics of international interest and notices of events of interest to the public health community.
Find a stock or fund to meet your needs, research current or prospective holdings or see how your investments work together. Morningstar's data reports cover more than 20,000 securities. Licensing restrictions apply. Subscription databases have licensing restrictions on the number of simultaneous users. This database has 3 users. If you are unable to access this database, please try again.
Historical data back to 1996.
The Music Index, produced by Harmonie Park Press, is the single most comprehensive subject-author guide to music periodical literature. The Music Index has been available in print since 1949. The Music Index online coverage spans from 1976 to the present and contains surveyed data from 775 international music periodicals from over 40 countries, with English translations from 22 languages.
Music Magazine Archive is a series of digital collections focused on 20th and 21st century genres such as Rock, Folk, and Hip-Hop & Rap. Each genre-based collection unites every page and every issue of a diverse and influential group of magazines. These publications uniquely capture the social and historical context of each genre, and together support scholarly research areas such as race, class, gender, American studies, youth culture, and more across some of the most progressive decades of the 20th and 21st centuries. Researchers will find all material represented in the original publications, preserved in its original context, fully searchable and in high-resolution full color.
A comprehensive database featuring streaming audio and video, reference, and scores. Music Online allows users cross search all of the music databases published by Alexander Street Press.
Needs Internet Explorer IME for Japanese. National union catalog of books and serials in natinal university libraries and other research institutions in Japan, managed by Japan's National Institute of Informatics. Updated Weekly. This database gives holding records of institutions. Good tool for interlibrary loan. (Japanese and English)
The NASA Scientific and Technical Information (STI) Program's mission is to collect, archive, and disseminate NASA aerospace information, and locate domestic and international STI pertinent to NASA's missions and Strategic Enterprises.
The NTRS collects scientific and technical information from NASA's technical report servers and non-NASA sites using the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH). Information Disclaimer: The external sites selected for inclusion in the NTRS are not endorsed or maintained by NASA. The validity, accuracy, integrity, and maintenance of information from external sources are the responsibility of the sponsoring organization.
Full text of working papers from the National Bureau of Economic Research.
NBER concentrates on four types of of empirical research: developing new statistical measurements, estimating quantitative models of economic behavior, assessing the effects of public policy on the U.S. economy, and projecting the effects of alternative policy proposals.
Needs Internet Explorer IME for Japanese.
The Kindai Digital Library of the National Diet Library of Japan presently provides digital images of 97,000 titles (143,000 volumes) published in the Meiji and Taisho eras (1868-1926), and is continuously adding new titles to this database.
Whenever titles being searched in the NDL OPAC are present in the Kindai Digiital Library, there is a hot link in the bibliographic records that takes you from the OPAC to the full text of the titles in the Kindai Digital Library where you can view images of the contents and full texts of those titles.
Needs Internet Explorer IME for Japanese. National Diet Library of Japan Online Public Access Catalog. It contains books since 1868 and journal articles since 1948.
Includes various kinds of contents: traditional texts and document, editions, bibliographic entries, and critical works of all kinds, as well as 'born-digital' materials relating to all aspects of nineteenth-century culture. Some but not all of the content is open access.
Covers U.S. government-sponsored research and reports from federal agencies including technical research reports, journal articles, data files, computer programs and audio-visual products.
Lists the holdings of the Dance Collection of the New York Public Library. The collections consists of books, periodical articles, video recordings, and other media. All forms of dance, from all cultures, in many languages are included.
The Nation is America’s oldest weekly magazine and one if its premier journals of opinion since its inception in 1865. The Nation has long bee regarded as one of the country’s definitive journalistic voices of writing on politics, culture, books and the arts and continues to stand as the independent voice in American journalism. This database contains indexing & abstracting and full text for the complete archive of The Nation beginning with its first issue in 1865 through to the present.
Data on vital events as well as information on health status, lifestyle, and exposure to unhealthy influences, the onset and diagnosis of illness and disability, and the use of health care.
Summaries of more than 170,000 publications including journal articles, government reports, books, research reports, and unpublished research plus links to over 1,500 full-text publications.
Criminal justice and criminology issues including corrections, courts, drugs and substance abuse, juvenile justice, law enforcement, victims of crime, statistics, and international crime topics.
Provides summaries of more than 190,000 resources in criminal justice, juvenile justice and substance abuse. Includes journal articles, government reports, books, research reports and unpublished research.
The National Farm Worker Ministry dates from 1920 and began as a charity aimed at helping farm workers procure food, clothing, and medical care. Under the influence of Cesar Chavez and the United Farm Workers, it became more overtly political in seeking more fundamental improvements for farm workers in the 1960s. This collection reproduces correspondence, reports, speeches, and minutes documenting poverty programs, Braceros, labor camps, the United Farm Workers Union, and the Delano Grape Strike (1965-1970).
Comprehensive collection of resources on U.S. politics and policy, including the National Journal, Poll Track, Ad Spotlight, CongressDaily, Technology Daily, and the Almanac of American Politics. All components may be searched at once.
Covers all aspects of U.S. politics and policy.
Full text articles from the Wall Street Journal, Christian Science Monitor, The New York Times, The Sun (Baltimore), and The Washington Post
Covers national, international and local news. The NYT provides text of important speeches and documents; WSJ reports on international finance; and WP offers strong political reporting, editorials and columnists.
The National Review Archive has been a leading journal of opinion since its inception in 1955 by William F. Buckley Jr. The National Review Archive is a fully searchable electronic version of the magazine's complete backfile.
NTL Index is the subject database of articles in several hundred preservation newsletters, magazines and journals in the National Trust Library. NTL INDEX provides over 15,000 citations, including author, article title, journal title, volume, issue, date, page numbers, index terms (descriptors) and a brief annotation.
Offers coverage of all aspects of the historic preservation field from the technical to the aesthetic.
Online access to the full texts of nearly 11,000 out-of-print Yiddish titles in literature, history, philosophy, art, education, biography, and many other subjects.
This free site compiles data from prominent international statistics sources like the CIA, UN and others and presents them graphically to allow easy comparisons of countries.
The Natural Science Collection includes the Agricultural & Environmental
Science Database, the Biological Science Database, and the Earth,
Atmospheric & Aquatic Science Database and provides full-text titles from
around the world including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals,
magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, government
publications, and more.
Online full-text of Nature back to 1869. Articles are published in PDF format with HTML versions of abstracts and reference lists, and includes links to the full abstracting services of Medline and ISI, including the ISI Web of Science.
87,000 tracks for online listening, including Naxos classical, jazz, world-music and historical releases, and Marco Polo and Da Capo catalogues. Naxos Historical, Nostalgia, and Jazz Legends recordings are not available in the United States due to the uncertain legal situation regarding pre-1972 sound recordings.
Dance and Music
Streaming video library of classical music performances, opera, ballet, live concerts, and documentaries. Currently contains over 530 full-length videos.
(5 simultaneous user limit)
NetLibrary is now called eBook Collection on EBSCOHOST.
This resource provides access to a wide range of publically available neuroscience infromation including bioinformatics data, images, grants and much more.
Covers all aspects of vertebrate and invertebrate neuroscience, including Motor, Visual, Auditory and Vestibular Systems, Neural Networks and Computation, and others.
Covers the entire history of African cultures from the pharaohs and the ancient civilizations of the south through the colonial era to the emergence of 53 independent countries, some of them, like Nigeria, newly emergent in the world commerce and others deep in conflict (Sudan, Liberia, Congo). Includes photographs, including five color inserts, plus maps, thematic outline, chronology, and appendix of ethnic and identity groups.
Considered one of the most extensive and authoritative economics reference resources available. It contains over 1,850 articles by more than 1,500 of the world's leading economists.
A comprehensive reference work dealing with all aspects of its poetry and poetics: history, types, movements, prosody, and critical terminology.
The New Republic, founded in 1914, presents insights from a variety of viewpoints on topics such as politics, foreign policy, culture, current events, the arts, and much more. The New Republic Archive contains more than 4,550 issues, with coverage dating back to 1914.
ProQuest Historical Newspapers New York Amsterdam News: 1922-1993 offers full page and article images with searchable full text. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue.
The New York Times Historical (1851-2012) offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue.
Provides citations, abstracts and full-text articles from the newspaper.
Comprehensive coverage of local, national, foreign, and business news
Provides citations, abstracts and full-text articles from the newspaper
Comprehensive coverage of local, national, foreign, and business news.
The New York Tribune (1841-1922) offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue.
Nexis Uni (formerly LexisNexis Academic) provides fulltext to news, business and legal information. Newspapers date back to the 1970's.
With Nexis Uni, you can:
- Self-register for an ID and password, allowing for a more personalized
research experience including Alerts set-up, saved searches, and more.
- Search across all content at once and use results visualization to
identify key concepts quickly.
- Take advantage of discipline pages for a quick, at-a-glance view of
relevant sources, searches, and topics.
- Share documents and folders in a collaborative workspace for group
- Use a range of preferred tech devices—laptop, tablet or mobile—thanks
to a responsive site design.
Needs Internet Explorer IME for Japanese. Search engine for Japanese books currently available in the book market in Japan.
Online catalogue of over 25,000 nineteenth-century works available on microfiche. McKeldin owns microfiche in the General Collection and the Women Writers Specialist Collection.
Covers all subjects.
Nineteenth Century Collections Online (NCCO) is a growing collection of archives which brings together rare primary source materials – monographs, newspapers, pamphlets, manuscripts, ephemera, maps, photographs and more – from the “long” nineteenth century (1789-1914.) The UM Libraries have purchased four of the archives which can be searched together or separately: British Politics and Society; British Theatre, Music, Literature: High and Popular Culture; Photography: The World Through The Lens; and Women: Transnational Networks.
4 of the 12 archives are available
Fully searchable online editions (both full-page facsimiles and textual transcripts) of the following nineteenth-century periodicals and newspapers: Monthly Repository (1806-1837), Unitarian Chronicle (1832-1833), Northern Star (1838-1852), Leader (1850-1860), English Woman's Journal (1858-1864), Tomahawk (1867-1870), and Publishers' Circular (1880-1890).
This collection of primary sources, including letters, diaries, autobiographies, and oral histories, documents the experience of immigrants to the United States from 1840 to the present, with special emphasis on the period 1890 to 1920. Immigrants from all over the world are included.
North American Indian Drama contains 244 plays by 48 playwrights. More than half of the works are previously unpublished, and hard to find, representing groups such as Cherokee, Métis, Creek, Choctaw, Pembina Chippewa, Ojibway, Lenape, Comanche, Cree, Navajo, Rappahannock, Hawaiian/Samoan, and others. North American Indian Drama allows in-depth browsing and searching of both the bibliographic and the full-text elements within the database.
This database integrates autobiographies, biographies, Indian publications, oral histories (in audio and transcript form), personal writings, photographs from the Bureau of Indian Affairs and other collections, and drawings, documenting native American peoples throughout the country.
North American Theatre Online is a comprehensive reference work covering all aspects of the Canadian and American Theatre. It includes some 40,000 pages of major reference materials, together with records to approximately 30,000 plays, 57,000 people, 5,400 theatres, 22,000 productions, and 2,500 production companies. Each year we'll add more than 20,000 new records. The collection also includes approximately 10,500 images, playbills, postcards, scrapbooks and other resources. Through this interface, one can also search Black Drama, Twentieth Century North American Drama, Asian American Drama, North American Women's Drama, and Latino Drama.
North American Women's Drama contains 1,517 plays by 330 playwrights, together with detailed, fielded information on related productions, theaters, production companies, and more. More than 30% of the plays in the collection have never been published before. The database also includes selected playbills, production photographs and other ephemera related to the plays. North American Women's Drama allows in-depth browsing and searching of both the bibliographic and the full-text elements within the database.
Electronic collection of women’s diaries and correspondence from Colonial times to 1950. Coverage includes: all age groups and life stages, a wide range of ethnicities, many geographical regions, the famous, and the not so famous. More than 1,500 biographies are also included.
Contains Biographical sketches and critical studies of 106 of the most important and best-known dramatists from antiquity to the present day.
Free website contains full-text of journals articles, seminar & conference proceedings, books & monographs, doctoral theses in mathematics. Freely downloadable content after a variable moving wall.
This resource provides evidence-based information for point of care, continuing education, and nursing research. It provides answers to questions quickly, includes patient education handouts and has access to continuing education modules for nurses.
Electronic collection of 1,000+ O'Reilly information technology and computing e-books. Topics include programming, security, networking, hardware, desktop publishing and applications, and software engineering
OAIster is a union catalog of digital resources. It provides access to these digital resources by "harvesting" their descriptive metadata (records) using OAI-PMH (the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting). The Open Archives Initiative is not the same thing as the Open Access movement.
These resources, often hidden from search engine users behind web scripts, are known as the "deep web." The owners of these resources share them with the world using OAI-PMH.
OAIster reveals these digital resources in an easy-to-use, searchable interface.
The online library of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Comprises 20 book collections by theme, containing all OECD monographs and reports, most OECD periodicals, and the OECD statistical databases.
All areas of international economic development, including: agriculture & food, education and skills, environment & sustainable development, energy, finance & investment, governance, social issues, science & information technology, and governance.
Information about genetic diseases and heritable conditions. Intended for use by genetic researchers and advanced students in science and medicine. A catalog of human genes and genetic disorders containing textual information, pictures, and reference information.
The Occupational Outlook Handbook is a nationally recognized source of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives. Revised every two years, the Handbook describes what workers do on the job, working conditions, the training and education needed, earnings, and expected job prospects in a wide range of occupations.
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Biological oceanography, ecology, physical & chem. Oceanog., marine geol., geophysics, geochemistry, marine pollution, nonliving resources, navigation & communications, maritime law, desalination, ships, shipping & marine biology
The OldMapsOnline portal is an easy-to-use gateway to historical maps in libraries around the world. It allows the user to search for online digital historical maps across numerous different collections via a geographical search. Search by typing a place name or by clicking in the map window and narrow by date. The search results provide a direct link to the map image on the website of the host institution.
Index of energy-related documents that have been declassified and made publicly available after October 1, 1994. Also includes references to historical collections of the Department of Energy.
Currently provides streaming access to 40 full opera performances, most of which were originally released on the ArtHaus Musik label. A wide range of historical periods and styles is represented, and most of the operas included are considered standard repertoire. Opera in Video features an innovative interface that allows users to define and bookmark specific clips, which can be annotated, saved to a playlist, or linked to from a Web page or Blackboard. Opera in Video is expected to grow to include 250 operas.
Fulltext database covering social issues with topic overviews and pro/con viewpoints. Sources include news, journal articles, magazines, media, maps, websites and statistics.
The Optics InfoBase is the Optical Society of America's online repository of both current and past volumes of all its journals and conference proceedings. Optics InfoBase is the largest peer-reviewed collection of optics and photonics.
This collection includes the full run of Orígenes. Revista de Arte y Literatura, from the first issue in the spring of 1944 to the 40th, and the last, which appeared in 1956. Edited by José Lezama Lima and José Rodríguez Feo, Mexican writer Octavio Paz described Orígenes as the most important Spanish-language periodical of its time. The journal focused primarily on poetry, and took its place among other key literary journals such as Contemporáneos, Sur, and Revista de Occidente.
A full-text database that provides comprehensive coverage of the African American experience. Updated quarterly, the online collection contains scholarly articles, biographies, commentaries, primary sources, subject entries, film clips, images, maps, charts, tables, web sites, and timelines. The core content of the electronic file consists of reference works including Africana; Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895; Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present; Black Women in America, Second Edition; and African American National Biography. Additional reference titles include the Concise Oxford Companion to African American Literature; Oxford Companion to Black British History; and selected articles from other major reference titles.
UMD has access, no need to Sign In once on the Oxford page. Accessing remotely? Follow regular remote sign in procedures for databases. Oxford Art Online provides Web access to the entire text of The Grove Dictionary of Art with quarterly additions of new material and updates to the text, plus extensive image links and all the sophisticated search advantages possible with an online reference source.
Offers peer-reviewed annotated bibliographies on the period of the Renaissance and Reformation, which spans roughly from the 14th through 17th centuries. Bibliographies are browseable by subject area and keyword searchable.
Oxford Bibliographies in American Literature offers exclusive, authoritative research guides that combine the best features of an annotated bibliography and a high-level encyclopedia.
UMD has access, no need to Sign in once on the Oxford page. Accessing remotely? Follow regular remote sign in procedures for databases. Biographies of more than 50,000 noteworthy people, no longer living, who inhabited or were connected with the British Isles. Portraits included for more than 10,000 entries.
3 simultaneous user
Biographical essay of men and women who have shaped British history and culture, worldwide, from the Romans to the 21st century.
Fully searchable text of the encyclopedia, including over 900 articles from leading scholars with extensive bibliographies. Covers all time periods of human history and includes strong coverage of individual countries, regions, industries and economic concepts.
Complete text of the 20-volume 2nd edition of the Oxford English Dictionary (1989), plus its 3-volume Additions Series (1993, 1997).
Comprehensive dictionary of the English language. Traces development of English from approximately 1150 AD up to present day. Includes many varieties of English.
Extremely useful reference source providing coverage of major topics in literary studies written by the world’s leading scholars. The Libraries have purchased only those entries published in 2013 and 2014. Click on the “unlocked” availability option on the left hand side to access the available essays.
The full text of more than 3,000 encyclopedia articles from major Oxford works on Islamic studies, as well as primary source documents, maps, images, and timelines and two full-text interpretations of the Qur'an (one in verse and one in prose). It also provides an electronic version of Hanna Kassis' Concordance of the Qur'an.
An online bilingual dictionaries presently contains 1.2 million words and phrases (available in French, German, Italian, Spanish, Russian and Chinese).
The dictionaries can be searched or browsed, phonetic symbols are explained, and references can be emailed or exported to bibliographical software.
Other features include audible pronunciation, grammatical notes, guides to cultural events of each country, and hints for writing in a variety of situations and formats. (3 simultaneous user limit)
UMD has access, no need to Sign In once on the Oxford page. Accessing remotely? Follow regular remote sign in procedures for databases. Full-text access to the following standard reference sources: The New Grove Dictionary of Music & Musicians, The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, The Oxford Dictionary of Music, and The Oxford Companion to Music. (11 simultaneous users.) All of these are also available in print in the reference section of the Performing Arts Library. Oxford Music Online is an excellent complement to Classical Music Reference Library (also available through Database Finder), and the two resources should be used in tandem.
The New Grove Dictionary of Music & Musicians, The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, The Oxford Dictionary of Music, and The Oxford Companion to Music. All of these are also available in print in the reference section of the Performing Arts Library. Oxford Music Online is an excellent complement to Classical Music Reference Library (also available through Database Finder), and the two resources should be used in tandem.