Thursday, January 24, 2008

TRIAL: Encyclopedia of Popular Music

We have a trial of the Encyclopedia of Popular Music until 23rd February.

To access this trial go to Off-campus users should access this trial through the Windows Terminal Service (go to, login with your MWS username and password, click on the Web folder, click on the Internet Explorer icon, then point that browser to If we were to subcribe to this resource we would of course set up off-campus access via EZproxy as usual.

The Encyclopedia of Popular Music includes the following features:

  • 27,000 entries, with regular updates and new content
  • Extensive coverage of popular music of all genres including jazz, country, folk, rap, reggae, techno, musicals and world music
  • Thousands of entries covering genres, trends, styles, record labels, venues and music festivals
  • Key dates, biographies, and further reading are provided, along with complete discographies
  • Excellent search and browse functionality, printer-friendly format, and export citations
After trying the Encyclopedia of Popular Music, please leave a comment.

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