The library catalog is your best option for finding composer biographies, musicological studies, scores, and music recordings.
For best results, try these strategies:
Not finding what you need? Search WorldCat Discovery, expand your search to Libraries Worldwide, and take advantage of Interlibrary Loan.
All music call numbers start with the letter M. Easy to remember! But there are different kinds of music resources, denoted by their call number letters:
If the library is closed, or for your own convenience, you can place a hold for print items from the catalog. Then, pick them up from library staff.
There are three main ways that you can access articles in full text through the library. Most of our journals are in digital format, but these methods work for print, too.
Directly from the database you're searching: Look for a PDF or HTML link.
Via "Check the PLU Library for full text": If you see this link, click it. The Article Linker will show you all the ways that article is available, including whether it's part of our print collection.
Via Interlibrary Loan: If this is the only option the Article Linker offers you, don't worry! We can get almost any article, at no charge to you. Most are delivered online within a few days of your request. (It works for books, too!)