For a list of journals treated in any of the publications below, please click on the publication title.
RIPM Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals (–)
The RIPM Retrospective Index is a citation database of music periodical literature originally published between ca. 1750 and 1966. Published in print since 1988 and online since 2000, this database is updated every six months, contains more than one million citations, and treats complete runs of periodicals. This database is available on the RIPMPlus Platform and EBSCOHost.
RIPM Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals with Full Text
The RIPM Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals with Full Text, or simply RIPM with Full Text, adds links to journal copies, scanned by RIPM, for most journals found in the RIPM Retrospective Index. Formerly also known as the RIPM Online Archive, RIPM with Full Text provides full text links for 868,801 records. The collection is updated every six months, concurrent with the Retrospective Index. This database is available on the RIPMPlus Platform and EBSCOHost.
RIPM Preservation Series: European and North American Music Periodicals
Released in , RIPM Preservation Series: European and North American Music Periodicals contains 143 searchable and browsable journals, comprising some one million pages. The periodicals in the collection deal extensively with musical life in more than twenty countries; many monumental journals in complete runs, unavailable elsehwere, can be easily accessed. Formerly known as the RIPM e-Library of Music Periodicals, the RIPM Preservation Series is available on the RIPMPlus Platform and on EBSCOHost.
RIPM Jazz Periodicals, www.ripmjazz.org
A collaboration with the Rutgers University Institute for Jazz Studies (Newark, New Jersey), RIPM Jazz Periodicals is collection of 125 jazz periodicals, ranging from major titles such as Down Beat, Metronome, JazzTimes, and Cadence, to lesser-known, ephemeral, and underground literature. Most periodicals in the collection are available uniquely online in RIPM Jazz. Currently consisting of American (U.S.) publications, representing the birthplace of jazz, RIPM Jazz will expand to include European journals in the near future. RIPM Jazz is available directly from RIPM. For more on this project, see ripmjazz.org.
RIPM in Print (released in , ceased publication in )
The RIPM in Print series contains three-part publications which consist of highly annotated calendars, extensive keyword-in-context/author indexes and introductory studies. Three hundred and eighteen volumes treating 105 music periodicals were published. Copies are no longer available from RIPM.