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Music at Webster University Library

This guide details resources for music research. Use the tabs below to find information on different resources.

Oxford Music Online (Grove Music)

Welcome: Music research guide

Welcome to the Music library research guide at Webster University's Emerson Library. Please use the tabs found above to find specific resources for music. Please feel free to contact Wendy if you have any questions about our music collection.

Where's the music?

Scores and Books on Music -- These can be found in the Level 3 stacks on the south end (i.e., farthest from the Circulation Desk).  Oversize scores and books are at the north end of the stacks on Level 3.  Reference books are on Level 2.

Audio and Video Recordings -- On the main floor between the Library Conference Room and the Library Classroom.

If you'd like to browse the shelves, you can view an outline of the call number system by clicking on the tab "Search tips." 

Online Music Resources -- Use the tabs "Streaming Music" or "Find articles" to access recordings or articles from any computer.

Periodicals -- Current periodicals are on the main floor.  Bound (older) periodicals are on the Lower Level.  All periodicals are shelved alphabetically.

Rare Music Materials -- See a librarian regarding rare materials.