FHNW databases
Directory of all FHNW licensed online sources

DBIS Database Information System
Overview of free and licensed online sources

IRF Institutional Repository FHNW
Publication and research database of the FHNW


Grove Music Online
Online, and partially updated version of the «New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians»

MGG Online
Online version of the music encyclopaedia «Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart» (1994/2008)

RILM Répertoire International de la Litérature Musicale
Comprehensive music bibliography of secondary sources from 1967 to the present (monographs, journal articles, dissertations, commemorative publications etc.)

HSM-Klassik: Works
Verified and formalised indications of works for programme notes and booklets of the Institute HSM-Klassik

Online version of the encyclopaedia «Komponisten der Gegenwart»

TJD The Jazz Discography
Comprehensive and updated online version of the Tom Lord «Jazz Discography» (1992–2004)

Open Source

RISM Réper­toi­re International des Sources Musicales
Index and guide to music manuscripts (primary sources) produced up to 1850