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MU158/AS158 Experiencing Asia through Music & Art: Find Recordings/videos

Tutt Library's Renovation Year


You'll need to request most books (Art books are an exception!) normally housed in Tutt from an offsite storage building.  Here's How to get books during the renovation.

Questions?  We're happy to help.


Hot Tips!

Just looking for a sound recording or video (DVD, etc)?

  • Select AUDIO/VIDEO from the drop down box for searching.

Use an AUTHOR search to find sound/video recordings of composers and performers.

  • REMEMBER! You must use Last Name, First Name when conducting an AUTHOR search!

Recordings/Videos in the Music Library


The Music Library provides a large collection of audio/video world music performances in many formats: CDs, LPs, DVDs, cassettes, and VHS videos.  Often, it's easier to browse our collections.  These are organized by geographical regions for your browsing convenience.  Ask a staff member to show you where to look.

See the Getting Started tab for some specific search hints.


Check out what videos are available through Kanopy, an on-demand streaming video service. See results for Bollywood and Silk Road. Try other searches.

Music 24/7! Streamed Audio...........

The Music Library provides streamed audio, available 24/7 in two ways:

  • Course Audio Reserves linked from your PROWL course pages. Access is limited to students enrolled in the course.

Search Tips

When searching TIGER, Prospector, and WorldCat, try to

  • Use broad keywords from your class reading to begin your search.
  • Refine your searches by adding keywords.
  • Click on the subject headings of interesting sound/video recordings to find similar materials and more search terms.
  • Try the Library of Congress Authorities and Vocabularies thesaurus to find variations of keywords and subject headings.

Think Broadly. Remember to think broadly when searching for books - that is, to realize that your specific topic will probably be treated in books that cover a broader subject.

Once you find some media relevant to your topic, use the subject headings to help you find more recordings.

Generally speaking, a Keyword Search will yield more results:

Search Examples (limited to Audio/Video drop down box):

  • Keyword
    • Noh.   18 results.
  • Subject
    • Noh.  5ish results, when you click on the results in the list.

Music Librarian

Daryll Stevens's picture
Daryll Stevens
The fastest way to reach me is via the "Email Me" link above. You may also reach me at 389-6126, or 389-6560

Finding Recordings: Tiger, Prospector and WorldCat

You have access to recordings  from three sources -- TIGER, Prospector, and WorldCat:

  • TIGER includes all of the recordings owned by campus libraries
  • Prospector gives you access to media in 22 regional libraries
  • WorldCat lists library holdings nationwide

Delivery Times

  • Prospector: 3-5 business days
  • WorldCat (Interlibrary Loan): 5-10 business days
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