Complete electronic resources A-Z


Students and employees of the ABPU can access the products of our digital library both on and off the campus. At present it is only necessary to register (bruckneronline-login-data) if you are carrying out your research from outside the campus. You will not be required to log in until you have selected an electronic resource (there is no central access link).

 All the E-resources marked with this symbol are Open Access resources. You do not require a log-in to open them. 

  • Archiv der Stimmen 
    Historical sound recordings of SLUB-Dresden
  • Bach digital  
    The portal Bach digital offers access to a digital library with complete scans of works from a databank of hand-written sources with compositions of the Bach family/catalogues of the Bach family.
  • Berlin Philharmonic - Digital Concert Hall
    Personal registration must be made from the campus of the Anton Bruckner Private University. Then you will have access to all contents of the Digital Concert Hall both on campus and off.
  • Britannica Image Quest Online (image database)
    Contains around 3 million pictures, graphical works and illustrations on all thematic topics.
  • Brockhaus information and encyclopedia service
    Brockhaus online
  • Bruckner-online is a voluminous Anton Bruckner internet portal (Webarchive) which contains - alongside the electronic documentation of  manuscript sources - compositions and details of relevant persons and places. In addition complete digital versions of all manuscripts, first editions and past complete editions are available. 
  • Cambridge Companions to Music
    This collection contains English-language full-text books on musicians and musical themes. 
  • Dance in Video 
    Contains 500 hours of dance productions and documentation from the most influential artists and dance companies of the 20th century. The selection covers ballet, tap-dancing, jazz, contemporary, experimental and improvised dance, as well as precursors of modern concert dance.
  • DBIS-databank information system
    Offers access to numerous academic online databanks covering every special subject. Among others, the databank RISM (international lexicon of musical sources) is accessible via DBIS.
  • EBSCO-e-book-collection
    Currently access to 7 e-books: Das deutsche Musikleben, Deutsches Aussprachewörterbuch, Die Grenzgänge des Johann Sebastian Bach, Handbuch der Kinderchorleitung, Kunst und Revolution, Musikgeschichte als Geschichte der musikalischen Formwandlungen, Neue Musik
  • Encyclopedia-Britannica
    English-language universal encyclopedia
  • EZB 
    The "Elektronische Zeitschriftenbibliothek" (Electronic Journals Library) is a platform for the effective usage and clear presentation of academic full-text periodicals and journals in the internet.
  • Grove (Oxford Music Online)
    The Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians is the most important English-language music encyclopedia.
  • The Handel complete edition by  Chrysander 
    To this day the most extensive complete edition of Handel's works.
  • International Music Score Library Project (Petrucci Music Library) 
    A virtual library of scores and collections of music in the public domain.
  • JSTOR 
    An extensive search portal with full-text access to numerous periodicals, specializing in music, theatre and literature.
  • MGG online 
    The digital edition of the music encyclopedia Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart with over 19,000 entries.
  • Music Online: Classical Scores Library 
    This music databank from the Alexander Street Press offers you thousands of copyrighted editions to download and print out, with special emphasis on 20th century music. 
  • National Jukebox 
    Historical audio recordings from the Library of Congress
  • NAXOS Music Library Classic 
    The audio-streaming portal for classical music (around 1.4 Mio. tracks from over 97,000 CDs)
  • NAXOS Music Library Jazz 
    The audio-streaming portal for jazz music (around 47,000 tracks from over 4,300 CDs, 7,800 jazz interpreters)    
  • Naxos Video Library 
    The video-streaming portal with over 1,700 films of performances of classical music. 
  • Neue Mozart Edition: digitalised version 
    Contains the musical text and critical reports of the New Mozart Edition.
  • Open Dissertations
    a database by EBSCO and BiblioLabs including more than 800.000 free electronic theses and dissertations (mainly in English)
    PLEASE NOTE: access may be restricted to the abstract only, not to the full text of a thesis
  • Open Music Library
    an initiative from Alexander Street bringing together free music scores, journal articles, books, videos etc. from various digital collections
  • RILM Abstracts of Music Literature with Full Text 
    Articles from over 200 musicological journals in full text, plus around 1 million bibliographical certificates.
  • RIPM (Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals) 
    Journal literature from 1967 on (musicological bibliographical databank of  EBSCO)
  • RISM (Répertoire International des Sources Musicales)
    Around 700,000 entries on researching musical sources (above all historical manuscript music before 1800)
  • University Press Scholarship Online
    By clicking on "unlocked" in the left-hand menu bar 232 books relevant to music will be displayed in full-text. The books are in English, and the collection is being continually expanded.
  • Virtual Library of Musicology
    With a single search request you can carry out research using numerous research tools and databanks with musicological themes simultaneously.
  • Selected music databanks of the VÖB