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Music: Databases

This guide contains information about the Music Library, and details of resources that are useful to staff and students in the School of Music at UWA, including databases, online scores and sound recordings, theses and web resources.


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Use OneSearch to search the for the following resources at once:

  • UWA print collection
  • ebooks
  • journal articles
  • exam papers
  • CMO materials
  • newspaper articles
  • conference proceedings
  • law reports
  • music scores
  • and more

Find recommended readings

Search CMO for materials identified by your lecturers as important for your unit. Need help with CMO? Try our CMO guide

MuseScore on Music Library PCs

Need to use music notation software at the library?  MuseScore is installed on the Music Library PCs.

For information about this open-source software, visit

Instructions for use can be found in the MuseScore online handbook.


Welcome to the Music Guide!

In this guide you will find information resources for your Music major. Click on the tabs to navigate.

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Find information resources using databases

Search the following databases to find information resources (e.g. journal articles and book chapters) on your subject. Using OneSearch will search across a number of databases at one time.