An Audio Encyclopedia: Searching Musical Metadata with MusicBrainz

An internet gem for music enthusiasts and scholars

A woman looking at an audio player on her phone, excited to learn more with MusicBrainz

✨LibTech Tools✨, hosted by Choice editor and publisher Rachel Hendrick and information services industry expert Gary Price, returns with a quick video highlighting MusicBrainz. Billed as an open music encyclopedia, MusicBrainz provides exhaustive and orderly metadata about songs and artists. This free tool is perfect for music aficionados and scholars and makes a useful addition to every library’s resources page.

This video walks you through what the database has to offer and how you can use it.


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