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Browse the Shelves

Use these call number ranges to browse the shelves.

M1375-1420 Instrumental music for children
M1990-1998 Secular vocal music for children
M2190-2196 Sacred vocal music for children
ML3928-3930 Literature for children
MT1   Theory of musical instruction
MT3-5 History of instruction & study
MT9-15 Printed pedagogical aids
MT17 Music in special education 
MT20-34 Systems & methods
MT85 Conducting - score reading &playing  
MT88 Administration & instruction of vocal groups  
MT150 Audio visual aids
MT155 Music theory for children
MT170-810 Instrumental techniques
MT740-810 Instrumental techniques for children
MT820-915 Singing & vocal technique
MT898-915 Vocal techniques for children
MT918-948 School music
MT920-925 Kindergarten
MT930-948   Elementary, junior & senior high schools

Searching the Catalog

Use Quick Search for keyword searches and Catalog Classic for the ability to specify author, title, subject heading, date range, language, etc.

Possible subject headings are very wide ranging, including not only music and education topics but other areas as well, such as psychology, sociology, medical issues related to disabilities, etc. A few basic headings to start:

  • Music - Instruction and Study
  • Music in Education
  • Music Teachers - Training of
  • School Music - Instruction and Study
  • School Music Supervision
  • [type of instrument] - Instruction and Study (e.g., Flute - Instruction and Study)
  • [type of group] - Instruction and Study (e.g. Orchestra - Instruction and Study)
  • Classroom Management
  • Education, Urban
  • Educational Law and Legislation
  • Multicultural Education

When you locate a useful book in the catalog, scroll down to the subject(s) and click on those to find similar books.

For more thorough instructions for searching the catalog, click here.

Searching for e-books
e-books may be viewed on any device with an internet connection.  Some can also be temporarily downloaded to a device of your choice. You can limit your book search to e-books only in the Advanced Search feature in Catalog Classic.