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Music, Theatre and Dance

Designed for music students, this guide takes you through the Library’s resources to improve your research.

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Browse books on music, theatre, and dance or use the provided resources and tools to discover more books.

Book Gallery

Music, Theatre, and Dance book Gallery

Books/Physical Holdings

Link to the New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians

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WorldCat Research Station 

WorldCat Research Station

Search for print books, eBooks, and other sources in ZL. Use Interlibrary Loan to access even more materials.

Pro Tip

Pro Tip!

Beyond performance, music intersects with various other areas of study. From the arts to even physics, there are a variety of topics to explore. Consider these areas when researching, and when you practice your own craft.

Some Related Studies

  • Theatre
  • Film and Media
  • Art
  • Communication
  • Business
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Literature
  • History

Searching WorldCat

searching worldcat


Begin by typing in search terms. 

  • Related terms can be connected with OR to search both at one time.
  • Major concepts of your topic can been connected with AND.
  • Save time searching by using an asterisk. The (*) on [immigra* AND polic*] will look for any number of endings for those root words.
    • immigra* = immigrant, immigration
    • polic* = policy, policies

eBook Resources

ebook resources

EBSCO eBook Collections

EBSCO eBook Collections 

EBSCO EBooks CollectionsProvides thousands of current eBooks available to read immediately, covering a broad spectrum of topics from religion to psychology to medicine to political science and beyond

Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)

Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL) 

Gale Virtual Reverence LibraryProvides encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. 

Ebook Central (formerly ebrary)

Ebook Central

Ebook Central (Ebrary)Discover eBooks in all subject area. Search by keyword or title.

Google Books

Google Books 

Google BooksSearch the entire text of a book with keywords and phrases.

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