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.Music Subject Guide

Recommended library and web resources for the study of music.

Finding books, scores, recordings, and other materials

Search for books, e-books, articles, and other materials at Western Oregon University, Summit, and beyond. 

NOTE: You can read e-books on any computer or download to your digital device. See: Using eBooks @ WOU

Want to browse the shelves?

Music is in the M call number area in the Library of Congress system we use for physical materials. There are three big sections:

  • M = Scores and printed music
  • ML = Literature on music
  • MT = Music instruction and study

Each section is further organized according to this outline. General content and collections come first in this scheme, followed by specific.