The Sourcebook for Wind Band and Instrumental Music is by Frank L. Battisti, William Berz, and Russ Girsberger (ISBN 978-1-57463-177-7, $39.95). This Sourcebook was created to aid directors and teachers in finding the information they need, and expand their general knowledge.
The resources were selected from hundreds of published and online sources found in journals, magazines, music company catalogs and publications, numerous websites, doctoral dissertations, graduate theses, encyclopedias, various databases, and a great many books. Information was also solicited from college/university/school wind band directors and instrumental teachers. Section 1 includes general resources about music; section 2 is features specific resources like the heritage of wind ensembles, biographies of important figures, and archives; section 3 focuses on identifying important works for wind bands; section 4 is about library staffing and management.