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
RILM Abstracts of Music Literature

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