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Pacific Lutheran University

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Finding Music Articles

For everything from the latest research to classic musicological studies, start here to find articles on your music topic. 

Find a Topic

Encyclopedias and Background Resources

Accessing and Downloading Articles

There are three main ways that you can access articles in full text through the library. Most of our journals are in digital format, but these methods work for print, too.

Directly from the database you're searching: Look for a PDF or HTML link.

Via "Check the PLU Library for full text": If you see this link, click it. The Article Linker will show you all the ways that article is available, including whether it's part of our print collection.

Via Interlibrary Loan: If this is the only option the Article Linker offers you, don't worry! We can get almost any article, at no charge to you. Most are delivered online within a few days of your request. (It works for books, too!)