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MUS 284: Music & Contemporary Society: Books & Scores

Find Books and Scores at Emory

DiscoverE's CATALOG section finds books at Emory as well as CDs, DVDs, scores, microfilm, databases, journals, etc.
Simple Search lets you limit results to books, scores, etc.

Advanced Search lets fine-tune your search.
To find materials about a person: change "Any" to "in subject" and type in the name.  Then use the Sort box and the left-hand column to refine your results.

Also note . . .

The default search is for all the words you type in.
AND is assumed, so results exclude catalog records containing only some of your words.

Truncation symbol: * (cultur* finds culture, cultural, culturally, . . . )
Wildcard: ? (wom?n finds woman, women, . . . )

Find Books and Scores Online

Google Books
Find thousands of books complete online. Search the full text of everything Google has scanned. Where the complete text isn't available, use the built-in tool to find the nearest library holding the title.

IMSLP / Petrucci Music Library
A major source for scores in the public domain

Choral Public Domain Library
Scores created by individual contributors and generally available free with attribution.

Find Books & Scores in Other Libraries

Catalog of the holdings of over 11,000 libraries in the U.S. and abroad, including books, sound recordings, videos, and other materials.  Use Interlibrary Loan to obtain these materials.

Truncation symbol: * (use after 3 or more characters)
Plurals: + finds plurals formed with either -s or -es. wax+ finds wax and waxes.

Interlibrary Loan

Emory's Interlibrary Loan service can get items you need from other libraries.

  • Read about I.L.L. at Emory.
  • Place a request online.
  • Vital! — If you need the item by a certain date, always note that in your request.  The staff will do everything they can to get your materials by then, but try to allow at least two weeks.
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