December 2020 Stats:
RILM Abstracts
1,370,105 records
RILM Abstracts with Full Text
383,047 full-text records
RILM Music Encyclopedias
311,064 entries
Index to Printed Music
579,329 records
1494 posts
Resources for Learning

RILM offers materials to aid teachers, students, and music researchers interested in learning about and using our rich music databases, research tools, and full-text publications:

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Download the teaching guide with recommended searches.

RILM is also offering web-based tutorials for groups. To request a tutorial please send an email to, indicating the resource (RILM Abstracts / Index to Printed Music / RILM Music Encyclopedias / MGG Online) and possible foci. Please also indicate when you would like to schedule the webinar.

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