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Music Research Guide: Music Business & Industry

This online guide is developed specifically for those doing research in music. It provides a recommended list of resources which encompasses print materials, electronic databases, and selected Web resources.

Selected Web Links

Library Information

To find books and materials in the Marshall University Libraries on this topic, log on to the library catalog. Then select Subject from the dropdown list.  Enter any of the following terms to find materials on music business or industry:

  • Music trade

  • Music - Economic aspects

  • Copyright - Music

  • Music - Vocational guidance

  • Popular music - Writing & publishing

  • Musical criticism

  • Piano technicians

In addition to the headings above, the Keyword Search can be used, entering the terms "music" and "business" for broader results. A keyword search may be further limited by format, language, location, etc. by selecting any of the filters located on the bottom half of the search screen.

To browse in the stacks Drinko Library, the following classification numbers will help you locate materials on music business & industry:

  • ML 3790 = Music trade