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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.
In order to access databases and articles from off campus, you must be logged into your library account. View our Technical Support and Off Campus Access Guide for instructions on how to login to gain off campus access.
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
DVDs and VHS tapes about music or of musical performances
This is a list of call numbers for books, scores, and records. Call numbers help group together materials that cover the same or similar subject matters. You can use this when browsing our music collection, which can be found on stack level 4.
Browse CentralSearch for music journal and magazine subscriptions.
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:
You will arrive at a results page.
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:
Each entry will indicate to you whether or not the music score is available to check out: