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MU221 Demystifying Afro-Brazilian Musics & Cultures: Find Books

Book Emergency 911

The book I want is not available in Tutt and I can't wait for Prospector or ILL.

Search the catalogs of UCCS Library or Pikes Peak Library District (PPLD)

It's 5AM and I need one more book for my paper.

Try Google Books -- the book you need may have full or partial viewing.

The popular book for my class is sold out at the Worner book store.

Check out Poor Richard's Book Store just down the street on Tejon.

Browse the Shelves

Browsing available in Music Library only, during 2016-17 academic year.

Books about music literature start at ML62.

  • ML62-90 Musician’s writings
  • ML100-109 Dictionaries, Encyclopedias
  • ML112.8-158.8 Bibliography
  • ML159-3775 History and criticism
  • ML410 Biography
  • ML430-455 Composition
  • ML459-1380 Instruments and instrumental music
  • ML1400-3275 Vocal music
  • ML3400-3465 Dance music
  • ML3469-3541 Popular music
  • ML3544-3775 National music
  • ML3800-3923 Philosophy and physics of music

Find Books: Catalog, Prospector, and Worldcat

You have access to books from three sources -- the Library Catalog, Prospector, and WorldCat:

  • Catalog includes all of the books owned by Tutt Library 
  • Prospector gives you access to books in 22 regional libraries
  • WorldCat lists library holdings nationwide

Delivery Times

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

Catalog Search Tips

When searching the Catalog, 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 a book relevant to your topic, use the subject headings to help you find more.

Search Examples (limited to View Entire Collection drop down box):

Music Librarian

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Daryll Stevens
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