Reference Services

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

In person:
  • Mon 11 am-5 pm
  • Tues 11 am-4 pm
  • Wed 11 am-5 pm
  • Thurs 11 am-5 pm
  • Fri 11 am-5 pm

Materials in the Music Reference Collection include:

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.)