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The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online
A comprehensive online resource devoted to music research of all the world's peoples.
The official journal of the Society for Ethnomusicology (SEM). Also available in print in the Music Library. Call number: ML1.E77
Yearbook for Traditional Music
From the International Council for Traditional Music (ICTM). A peer-reviewed scholarly journal which carries essays, reviews, and reports in the area of traditional music and dance research. Also available in print in the Music Library. Call number: ML1.I719
Ethnomusicology: Global Field Recordings
Presenting content from across the globe, this resource features audio field recordings and related materials such as interviews, field notebooks, slides, correspondence and ephemera.
Smithsonian Global Sound
Streaming audio from the Smithsonian Folkways Recordings label and the archival audio collections Folkways Records, Cook, Dyer-Bennet, Fast Folk, Monitor, Paredon and other labels.