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Music Resources

Free books on the web

The Online Books Page This site from the University of Pennsylvania provides more than 14,000  books free in various formats. Most are older works, but you will find some classic  titles here.


  • Ebrary.   In Ebrary you can not only read, search and browse books online, you can highlight, copy and make notes, and save them to your personal bookshelf.
  • Credo Reference   An online reference library that provides access to 150 electronic reference books. It includes encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri and books of quotations in range of subject-areas. While it does not specifically include chemistry books, you will find chemistry references in many broader science books.

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Not sure what you're looking for? 
For Music, search Worldcat Local using the following subject headings:


Search Also Under:

subdivision Songs and music under names of persons, corporate bodies, places, classes of persons, ethnic groups, wars, and topical headings for collections or single works of vocal or instrumental music about the topic or entity named; and

subdivision Music under ethnic groups for music of the group


For works consisting of music of an individual ethnic group, additional subject entry is made under the heading [ethnic group]--[place]--Music.

Musical analysis

 Search Also Under:

subdivision Analysis, appreciation under headings for music compositions

   Narrower Term: Harmonic analysis (Music)

   Narrower Term: Melodic analysis

   Narrower Term: Schenkerian analysis


See Also:

   Music appreciation

   Musical analysis.

   Musical analysis 19th century.

   Musical analysis Bibliography.

   Musical analysis Data processing.

   Musical analysis Music collections



And you can also search for music by country, by century, and in conjunction with other topics such as 

 Music and anthropology

New Music Books in the Library

Recent Arrivals (check the new books shelf first, which is on the second floor) library map