Exploring Madonna’s rise to fame? Curious about the Coon Creek Girls? If you’re looking a place to start your research on popular music from the past century, the library has a new resource that will assist you. The Encyclopedia of Popular Music is an electronic encyclopedia with 30,000 entries on a variety of musical topics. The encyclopedia covers material from 1900 to the present day relating to musical groups, albums, music festivals and more. Artist entries also include a discography, complete with a five-star rating system. This encyclopedia is also searchable as a part of Grove Music Online.
— Bethany Stripp, Library Student Blogger