At AIM we subscribe to a number of scholarly resources online including music listening collections, reference works, and databases of full text journal articles, most of which can be accessed on campus or off campus 24/7. We also offer a small number of eBooks via EBL eBook Library available 24/7 at www.aim.eblib.com.au or by following links from individual items in our catalogue. You can view eBooks online in your web browser or download them using Adobe Digital Editions
Remember that you will find lecture notes and other brief material relating to your units on your MyAIM account and you can access some prescribed class readings & listening lists via the Student Resource Network (available on campus on Library computers only).
AIM's digital materials are only for use by AIM Staff & Students for study or teaching purposes at the institution. Our subscriptions are divided into two groups; Databases and Individual Journals.
This is a list only. Links can only be accessed by students & staff via login.
Oxford History of Western Music
Easy to search & browse digital edition of this award winning account of Western classical music by one of the most prominent and provocative musicologists of our time, Richard Taruskin.
Classical Scores Library
Digital access to some of the most important classical music scores, manuscripts, and previously unpublished material, both in-copyright and public domain editions, allowing for the study and analysis of more than 24,000 musical scores including Australian works published by Wirripang.
Archive of 17,000 reviews, interviews and feature articles on artists from Aaliyah to ZZ Top, by the world’s best rock writers and from the most influential music publications (available on campus only)
Archive of scholarly journals with 50 music titles and 15 performing arts titles available.
Oxford Music Online
The world’s premier music encyclopaedia and reference tool including the Grove Encycopedia of Music & Musicians, Jazz, and Opera, Oxford Dictionary of Music, Oxford Companion to Music, and Oxford Encyclopedia of Popular Music.
Naxos Music Library
The world's largest online classical music library offing streaming access to more than 73,000 CDs. Resources offered by NML include synopses of over 700 operas, a pronunciation guide for composer and artist names and a glossary of musical terms.
Naxos Jazz Library
One of the most comprehensive collections of Jazz music available online, offering 6,000 albums. Over 500 jazz artists are represented.
IIMP: International Index to Music Periodicals
160 full text journals and more than 720,000 indexed journal articles, plus detailed abstracts and full text from 1874 to the present, covering the scholarly to the popular.
IIPA: International Index to Performing Arts
110 full text journals and more than 465,000 indexed journal articles, plus detailed abstracts and full text from 1864 to the present, covering film, theatre, and dance.
Proquest : ABI/INFORM Global
Business, Finance, Economics: journals, company profiles, Wall Street Journal
Individual Journals – available on campus only
Computer Music Journal
The leading publication about computer music, concentrating fully on digital sound technology and all musical applications of computers.
Represents current theoretical perspectives and research in ethnomusicology and related fields, while playing a central role in expanding the discipline in the United States and abroad
Journal of Arts Management, Law & Society
Articles, commentary, and book reviews address current and ongoing issues in arts policy, management, law, and governance from a range of philosophical and national perspectives
Concentrates upon the impact which the application of technology is having upon music in a variety of genres, including multimedia, performance art, sound sculpture and music ranging from popular idioms to experimental electroacoustic composition.
Popular Music Journal
An international multi-disciplinary journal covering all aspects of the subject - from the formation of social group identities through popular music, to the workings of the global music industry, to how particular pieces of music are put together
Popular Music & Society Journal
Articles, book reviews, and audio reviews on popular music of any genre, time period, or geographic location.
Originating in Australia, this journal remains focussed on the popular music of the 'Pacific rim' and includes historical and contemporary studies with contributions invited from popular music studies, musicology, cultural studies and ethnomusicological perspectives.A common theme has been the development of new styles of popular music by indigenous peoples and their relationships (beneficial and/or problematic) with the technologies and institutions of the 20th Century media and music industries.
International Journal of Music Education
Includes scholarly reports that enhance knowledge regarding the teaching and learning of music and articles relevant to advancing the practice of music teaching and learning at all age levels.
Journal of the European Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music includes empirical, theoretical and critical articles directed at increasing understanding of how music is perceived, represented and generated.
Psychology of Music
Directed at increasing the scientific understanding of any psychological aspect of music, including studies on listening, performing, creating, memorising, analysing, describing, learning, and teaching, as well as applied social, developmental, attitudinal and therapeutic studies
Research studies in Music Education
Promotes the dissemination and discussion of high quality research in music and music education and encourages the interrogation and development of a range of research methodologies and their application to diverse topics in music education theory and practice.
International Journal of Community Music
Research articles, practical discussions, timely reviews, readers' notes and special issues concerning all aspects of Community Music
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