Music Reference Services

Music research help is available at the Douglass Room help desk on the 3rd floor of Knight Library

In Person

  • Monday 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Tuesday 11 am - 4 p.m.
  • Wednesday 11 am - 5 .pm.
  • Thursday 11 am - 5 p.m.
  • Friday 1 1am - 5 p.m.

Other Methods

Materials in the Music Reference Collection

Reference Scores

  • Collected Works and Monuments of Music Series (M2 call numbers and most M1 call numbers)
  • Complete works editions for individual composers (M3 call numbers, arranged alphabetically by composer)

Reference Books

  • Encyclopedias and dictionaries (ML100-106 call numbers)
  • Bibliographies of topics (ML128 call numbers)
  • Music repertoire guides (ML128 call numbers)
  • Song Indexes (ML128 call numbers)
  • Thematic catalogs and research guides for individual composers (ML134 call numbers)
  • Discographies of jazz recordings (ML156 call numbers)
  • Music Index and RILM Abstracts (Print volumes available in the Music Reference Collection; online access available through LibrarySearch and the A-Z Database List.)