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Welcome to a selective guide to the fundamental and essential resources necessary for undertaking undergraduate and graduate research in music and music-related topics. (Originally compiled by Darwin Scott)

Creative Arts Librarian

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Lisa Zeidenberg
Farber Library, Floor 2

Find books and scores

The OneSearch Library Catalog is your first option for locating books, scores, microfilms, journal titles (but NOT articles), sound recordings, and videos owned by Brandeis, as well as Web-based resources that are accessible via OneSearch (electronic books and journals, databases, and substantive Web sites selected by Brandeis librarians).

To locate music items, limit your results by Resource Type: Scores, CDs, Cassettes, LPs, Streaming Media, DVDs, VHS etc..

Online scores and sheet music

Online scores database

Library of Congress classifications

Browse the virtual shelves of the library; search OneSearch by call no. (choose "call number" from the pull-down menu), or browse by call number (choose "By Library of Congress call numbers" from the drop-down menu).