Researching Music Remotely
The NYPL has over 800 databases available from this page https://www.nypl.org/collections/articles-databases
This guide is designed to help you do music research remotely using NYPL resources, as well as freely available materials beyond our holdings.
Or if you have a more complicated question and would like to arrange a Research Consultation with one of our staff, you can fill out this form https://www.nypl.org/ask-nypl/make-appointment-lpa
If you live in NY State & don't have a NYPL library card - you can apply for one and use it immediately !
New York state residents who are 13 and older are welcome to apply for a digital library card using this form https://www.nypl.org/library-card/new and then, using the SimplyE app, gain access to an array of digital resources, including e-books, audiobooks, databases, and more. In order to take out physical material, you will nee to visit an NYPL branch to obtain and validate a physical library card.