RILM Office Hour

Each week, RILM welcomes students, teachers, music researchers, and librarians to help with questions on how to utilize our resources for music research and bibliography. No matter what your topic is, we offer hands-on searches on our virtual reference shelf, RILM Music Encyclopedias, as well as in MGG Online. We guide you through RILM Abstracts […]

Coming Soon! New Additions to RILM Abstracts of Music Literature with Full Text

This summer, RILM Abstracts of Music Literature with Full Text will add eleven more titles to its full-text journal collection. The new titles are: Bašćinski glasi: Južnohrvatski etnomuzikološki godišnjak. Omiš: Festival Dalmatinskih Klapa, 1991–. ISSN 1330-1128 and eISSN 2584-4059 Bašćinski glasi is the leading scholarly journal focused on music of southern Croatia. It includes articles concerning both […]


Klassika is an online music encyclopedia focused on composers and their works. As a music reference source, it might best be described as an extensive guide to the works of both major and less well-known composers in the Western classical tradition. As such, it shows some of the inherent lack of diversity associated with many […]

MLA Business Office Update

On behalf of the MLA Business Office, I would like to confirm that we are open, but working remotely, since Wisconsin has a safer-at-home policy in place. That stated, we are here to support MLA’s members as we normally do. As you know, the best way to reach the MLA Business Office is by sending […]


Google, provider of a search engine, video hosting platform (YouTube), and news aggregator, makes its money from advertising, but how do advertisers know where to spend that money?  Google collects data on the searches performed by its users, among other methods.  Unlike Google Analytics, which shows advertisers their return on investment, Google Trends provides data […]