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Music Research Guide

Use this guide to find UNO library resources and other helpful research tools in Music.


Criss Library is organized using the Library of Congress Call Number system. Scores are in the M section, books on music are ML and MT.

  • M notated music (scores).
  • ML literature of music (biographies, histories, discographies, thematic indexes, etc.)
  • MT musical instruction and study (methods, studies and exercises intended for pedagogical use (as opposed for concert use) music theory, music-appreciation, etc.; includes scores and books)

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Finding Scores

To find musical scores enter your keywords into the catalog search bar and run your search. Select "Musical score" under the format tab on the left hand side of the page to limit your search to scores. Scores are located on the third floor of the library.

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