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Berklee Global Jazz Institute

Locating archival collections

Finding Sources

Helpful starting points for finding resources on jazz scholarship


Notable archival collection of jazz and related materials. Note that not all collections have been digitized.

Regional Jazz archives

Major Organizations & Institutions

Examples of specific regional, ethnic, or cultural music research organizations

To find similar websites for other organizations, try Google searching:

(region/culture/country) + "music" + "ethnomusicology" or "research" (ex. arab music ethnomusicology)

University collections and other major institutions

A list of some of the databases available through the library that will help you find articles and other contextual information for your research


General Reference

Academic Journal Articles

Audio resources