When looking for books or videos/DVDs related to music, try these methods:
When searching library catalogs, you might begin with a subject search.
Examples of subject search terms:
Music–England–History and Criticism
Music–Instruction and Study
Music–Philosophy and Aesthetics
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791. Symphonies.
If you are not sure of what subject to search, try using a keyword search. Keyword searching lets you to search words in the title, author, publisher, and subject headings fields. There are many ways to search library catalogs, so if you need assistance, don't hesitate to ask a librarian.
For some people, browsing the Music section of the Library's book stacks can be helpful. To do this use a call # range.
|Call # Range||Subject|
|780, 3rd Floor||Music in general|
|781, 3rd Floor||Principles and Musical Forms|
|782, 3rd Floor||Operas|
|783, 3rd Floor||Music for voice|
|784, 3rd Floor||Instruments and instrumental ensembles|
|785, 3rd Floor||Symphonies, Chamber music|
|786, 3rd Floor||Keyboard music|
|787, 3rd Floor||Stringed instruments|
|788, 3rd Floor||Wind instruments|
|789, 3rd Floor||Percussion|