Old Dominion University Libraries

F. Ludwig Diehn
Composers Room

Diehn Fine & Performing Arts Bldg.
49th & Elkhorn Ave.
Norfolk, VA
757-683-4173

Driving directions

Monday - Thursday
Friday
Saturday-Sunday
8am-9pm
8am-5pm
1pm-5pm

Exhibits and Events

About F. Ludwig Diehn

Touring the Diehn Composers Room

Policies & Procedures

Collection Development Policy

 

Selected Music Resources

This resource list attempts to provide a sample of music related material available on the Internet. It reflects only a small cross-section of accessible resources. More in-depth searches can be performed using search engines such as Google.

Resource Guides - Monographs/Working Papers - Periodicals - Electronic Mailing Lists - Usenet Groups - Directories - Software Archives - Sound Archives - Online Business Sites - Organization Sites - Miscellaneous Sites

RESOURCE GUIDES:

Think of these as bibliographies of music related materials on the Internet, with hypertext links to cited items.

MONOGRAPHS/WORKING PAPERS:

PERIODICALS:

A wide variety of periodical materials are available on the Internet. Some have corresponding print versions, while others are published in electronic form only.

ELECTRONIC MAILING LISTS:

These are electronic discussion groups where email messages from group members are distributed to all members of the group.

  • BLUES-L (subscribe listserv@brownvm.brown.edu), blues music
  • DRUM (subscribe drumrequest@brandx.rain.com), for anything related to drums and percussion

USENET GROUPS:

Usenet groups are similar to electronic mailing lists, but posted messages are displayed in bulletin board fashion.

  • ALT.MUSIC, check out the whole array of alt.music gruops
  • REC.MUSIC, many more music-related possibilities

DIRECTORIES:

Many organizations make membership or staff directories available on the Internet

SOFTWARE ARCHIVES:

A tremendous amount of computer software is available for downloading over the Internet. Much of it is free.

SOUND ARCHIVES:

Sites which maintain downloadable audio files.

ONLINE BUSINESS SITES:

Sites maintained by businesses for the sale, marketing, etc. of goods or services.

ORGANIZATION SITES:

Many organizations are setting up homepages on the World Wide Web. Some organizations may choose to include organizational publications, directories, or other useful information

MISCELLANEOUS SITES