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Libraries Online Reference Library

Art and Music

The Berg Fashion Library

The Berg Fashion Library is the only online resource to provide integrated text and images on world dress and fashion throughout history, offering a treasury of fascinating insights into people and cultures all over the world.

! Find the Login with your Library Card option page left. Enter MAN followed by your borrower number.

Music Online

Music Online provides hours of recordings across all musical genres. Search the whole collection or component parts: Jazz Music Library, Contemporary World Music, Classical Music Library, American Song and the Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries. Also features selected free downloads, record covers, liner notes, biographies, and related materials.

! When prompted please go to the Library card credentials area on the middle of the page, select Manchester Library and Information Service from the drop down institution list, then enter your borrower number beginning D9999 in the Library card number box.

The Naxos Music Library

The Naxos Music Library is a music streaming service providing comprehensive coverage of the classical repertoire. The library also provides a huge range of contemporary classical music, jazz, traditional and world music recordings, and some rock and pop. As well music from the Naxos label, other leading independent labels are also represented. In total over 18,000 CDs worth of music is represented. 500 CDs are added every month, including the latest releases. There are a range of user-friendly features and special areas of the site for students and the young.

! When prompted please enter MAN followed by your borrower number in the Enter Passcode login box.

Oxford Online

Oxford Art Online (Incorporating Grove Art Online) offers users the ability to access and search the vast content of the newly redesigned Grove Art Online and the complete Oxford art reference collection in one place. It features the latest in online technology and an extensive image library.

! When prompted please enter MAN followed by your borrower number in the library barcode login box.

Oxford Music Online

Oxford Music Online (Incorporating Grove Music Online) is the most authoritative music reference source. Contains the full text of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, and the New Grove Dictionary of Jazz. Enhanced features unique to the online edition include regular updates and audio musical examples. Now also contains The Encyclopedia of Popular Music.

! When prompted please enter MAN followed by your borrower number in the library barcode login box.

Rock's Backpages

Rock's Backpages Rock's is a massive online archive of rock journalism, featuring over 17,000 articles on artists from Elvis to Eminem, the Rolling Stones to the Stone Roses, and Amy Winehouse to the White Stripes.

! When prompted please go to the Login via your library area on the middle of the page, then enter your borrower number in the Card number box.

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