Music Online

Rutgers Restricted Access

Off-campus users will be prompted to log in

Connection note

Recommended that each computer accessing the service has at least a high-speed internet connection with minimum 400 kbps connection.

Browser required

Optimized to operate with Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0 or higher, and Firefox 3.0 or higher.

Plugins required


Music Online is a cross-searchable platform of all of Rutgers University Libraries Alexander Street Press music-related products, including Classical Scores Library, Smithsonian Global Sound , and others. Items can be browsed by language, genre, location, ensembles, time periods, and the advanced search within Music Online allows the user to search by format type, keyword, opus number, and more across all products.


"Help" is available via a link in the menu bar at the top of every screen.

User tools and features

  • Playlists can be created and shared.
  • Instructors can create their own video clips for use in teaching.
  • Selected content can be sent to a mobile device.
  • RSS feeds.

Dates covered


Updating frequency

Varies, no regular updating schedule.


Various sound and video recordings, reference books, and scores.

Type of coverage

Streaming audio and video, online scores, and electronic reference sources.

Print counterpart or
related resources

Some of the titles included are held by the Media Center and may be found through a search of QuickSearch.

Producer/content provider


Vendor/electronic presentation provider

Alexander Street Press

Core Subject(s)

Supplementary Subject(s)