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ED 217 - Musical Learning Theories for Band and Orchestral Instruments: Find Books

Block 6, Spring 2015. Joyce Hanagan

Browse the Shelves

Books about music education have call numbers starting with the letters MT (think "Music Teaching"); books about general education with the letter L (think Learning). See the complete outline of call numbers for music education and general education from the Library of Congress.

Music Education, MT1-960

MT1 General works

MT90-146 Analysis and appreciation of musical works

MT155 Music theory for children

MT170-810 Instrumental techniques

General Education, L

L7-991 Education (General)

LA5-2396 History of education

LB5-3640 Theory and practice

LC8-6691 Special aspects


Music education books may be located at either Tutt Library or Seay Music Library (Packard Hall). Please note the location of the book in Tiger.

Use Tiger to find books & more at Colorado College

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Tiger, the CC library catalog, will tell you what we own (books, DVDs, CDs, etc.) or subscribe to (journals, databases, etc.) at Colorado College. It will not help you find articles in journals.

At the beginning of Block One 2017, books will not yet be available for you to browse and check out yourself. You can continue to use the red "REQUEST ITEM" button in Tiger, and you will be able to pick the book up at the Tutt Library circulation desk ion the first floor later that day, or the next day. The library website has more information about requesting books, including the schedule

Use Prospector to request books & more from across Colorado

If you can't find a book, DVD, CD, or other item you need in Tiger, you can use Prospector to search libraries across Colorado and then request that they be sent to the Tutt Library circulation desk for you to check out here.

Use WorldCat to request books from throughout the U.S.




When the materials you want are not available in TIGER or Prospector, you can search in WorldCat and request them through Interlibrary Loan.

  • WorldCat lists library holdings throughout the nation
  • Items usually arrive in 5-10 business days

      Catalog 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 books to find similar materials.

      - Try the Library of Congress Authorities and Vocabularies thesaurus to find variations of keywords and subject headings.

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