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Music: Subject Guide: Background Information

Resources for your Music research in the SLC and on the Web.

Online Reference Sources

Reference Books

In fields such as Music, it is usually important to find research and background information on certain eras, genres of music, or musicians. To find printed reference material relevant to your topic, start with WorldCat Local online catalog. To find reference materials, search using keywords to describe your topic along with types of reference works (i.e. "music handbook"). You can also check the library's Web pages for subject guides for specific topics to find other suggested sources.

Below are a few titles to get you started. To check call number and location information, search the WorldCat Local online catalog.

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