Use DiscoverE to find books, ebooks, scores, online scores, and other materials.
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 "Subject" and type in the name. Narrow your search results by choosing options in the left-hand column
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, . . . )
Here's a selection of subject headings used in library catalogs.
Afro-american women musicians
African-American women musicians
Feminism and the arts
Feminism and music
Music and society
Women in music
Women college teachers
Women blues musicians
Women jazz musicians
Women jazz singers
Women rock musicians
You can also search personal names and ensemble names as subjects.