Anyone can put information on the web, so how can you tell if it's reliable and accurate?
Useful websites that are relevant to the Music include:
Internet for Music
is an online tutorial designed to help you make the most of searching the web effectively:
AHDS Performing Arts
AHDS Performing Arts supports research, learning and teaching with high quality and dependable digital resources related to music, dance, theatre, radio, film, television, and performance.
The AHRC Research Centre for the History and Analysis of Recorded Music (CHARM)
Discography, sound files and information relating to the history of recordings and methods for analysing recordings.
music resources –help for researchers
British Library Archival Sound Recordings
Classical, Jazz, popular, ethnic and world music
Guide to music collections in libraries, museums and archives of the UK and Ireland.
A database providing descriptions of concert programme collections held by leading libraries, archives and museums in the UK and Ireland
Golden Pages for musicologists
Conference listings in musicology and other links for musicologists
Historic American Sheet Music
Provides access to digital images for over 3,000 pieces from the collection, published in the United States between 1850 and 1920.
There is a huge range of information on the Internet, but you need to be vigilant about the quality of what you find. Using subject gateways and sites which are created by subject specialists will ensure that you find information that has been evaluated for its academic quality.