Music Library adds new electronic encyclopedia to its electronic resources holdings

The Encyclopedia of Popular Music, edited by Colin Larkin is now available on the Music Library’s web page. This resource is one of many titles that are offered through Oxford Reference Online, a package of electronic reference books that include the Oxford Companion to Music, Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music, and the Oxford Companion to the Musical Theatre plus many other titles. The Encyclopedia of Popular Music contains 30,000 entries covering all genres and periods of popular music from 1900 to the present day, including jazz, country, folk, rap, reggae, techno, musicals, and world music. This title, now in its Fourth Edition includes thousands of new entries on trends, styles, record labels, venues, and music festivals. Key dates, biographies, and further reading are provided for artists covered, along with complete discographies that include record labels, release dates, and a 5-star album rating system. Link to this resource here.

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