The LGBTIA+ community has a rich history as both participants and pioneers of music genres spanning from western classical to electronica and beyond. Below is a list of resources and research tips designed to help you navigate the diverse world of queer music history and performance.
To locate books about a specific person or topic, use the Subject Search in the OPAL Library Catalog. Each book has been tagged with specific subject headings that describe its content.
Some headings that have been applied to queer music include:
Books and printed music are arranged according to the Library of Congress' Classification System. The library has circulating and non-circulating (reference) collections. Each collection is divided in to three sections.
The Jones Music Library has distinct collections for music education and music therapy resources. A complete description of the library's collections may be found here.
There are many online resources devoted to diversity in music. Here are just a few essential ones.