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Music Research Guide

Welcome Music Students and Faculty! Use this guide to discover what resources and services the Elihu Burritt Library offers.

Welcome to the Music Research Guide

Welcome to the Music Research LibGuide! The purpose of this guide is to provide assistance to students majoring in music or students working on assignments for music courses by providing information on what related resources can be found in the library and how to access those resources.

For information about the music department and music program at Central Connecticut State University, please visit the Music Department webpage.

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Use the search box below to conduct a simple search all of the Elihu Burritt Library's physical and digital holdings, or go directly into CentralSearch to conduct a more advanced search.

Music Resources in the Library

In additional to traditional library materials like books, magazines, and journals, we have other resources that may be of use to music majors here at CCSU. Located on Stack Level 4 in the library students will find the following:

  • Books about music and music research
  • Musical scores
  • DVDs and VHS tapes about music or of musical performances
  • TV + VHS player combo
  • CDs
  • Vinyl records and record players
  • Keyboard piano

How to find scores in CentralSearch

From the library homepage, or the CentralSearch box located further up on this LibGuide, type in your search terms:

The CentralSearch box on the library homepage with "Mahler" typed in the box


You will arrive at a results page.

Results page in CentralSearch after searching for "Mahler"


On the left hand side of the page, in the column called "Refine my Results" you will see the different options you can choose to narrow your search. In this case, we will choose "scores" under the section "Resource Type". On this list, there are 95 music scores that are related to the search term "Mahler" and that are currently available in the lirbary:

Refine my results column


Each entry will indicate to you whether or not the music score is available to check out:

A catalog record for a music score currently available to be borrowed.

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