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Getting Started

You have several ways to find information. Use the: 

Catalog to search for print and non-print collections.

Discovery Search to search for resources available through the online databases.

Publication Finder to search for specific titles of e-journals, periodicals, series, ebooks, theses/dissertations, annual reports, and many more. Use this when you know the exact publication title you are looking for. Please note that if you are looking for a specific article title, use the Discovery Search

A-Z List of Titles to search for specific titles of e-journals.

Individual Database if you want to use a specific database. Simply click on the database name and search.

Most databases use a help feature that explains how to conduct simple and advanced searches.

Recommended search terms in Music:


Music history


Arabic music


Musical education

Musical instruments

Musical instruction

Music technology

Help is here!

If you search a database and do not find the results you want, use Ask Our Librarians for assistance. Library staff are happy to help you find what you need! 

Reference Sources

Online Reference Sources


Welcome to the Library's Music Subject Guide!

This guide provides an overview of the Library's recommended materials related to music, including musical recordings, databases, books, journals, reference materials and other resources - print or digital - that are accessible through different websites and platforms. For information about the available music instruments and equipment at the Library and resources about learning to play music instruments, please see the Know More About the Library's Music Studio Guide.

Music Print Collection

The print music collection is organized in alignment with Class M of the Library of Congress Classification. It includes the following subclasses:

Subclass M: Music

Subclass ML: Literature on music

Subclass MT: Instruction and study

The print music collection is located in Tier 2 of the Library. It spreads from shelf 2.2.6A to shelf 2.1.6B (see map below) .

Reference Librarian

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Israa Al-Rantisi| إسراء الرنتيسي
Subjects الموضوعات:
Music الموسيقى
Popular Fiction الروايات الأكثر شيوعاً
Language and Literature اللغات والآداب