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MUSIC RESEARCH: ARCHIVES, CATALOGS, GUIDES, HELP

CATALOGS: DISCOVER, ONLINE CATALOG, MUSIC LIBRARY CARD CATALOG

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  • Discover - search books, articles, media, and more - all at the same time.
    •  This is the only place you can search for an article by its title.
    •  This is the only place you can search several streamed audio databases at once.
  • Online Catalog - search the online catalog for books, journals, and media but NOT articles. The Vassar College Libraries Online Catalog includes much of the Music Library Collection.
    •  Maximizes use of subject headings.
    •  Browse shelves by call number.
    • The Advanced Search allows for initial searching by author, title, subject and the additional of qualifiers such as format and language.
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  • The Music Library Card Catalog  -
    • Many pre-1978 scores and LP sound recordings are not yet represented in the online catalog. Instead, use the Music Library Card Catalog (Music Library, First Floor), which includes older scores and LP recordings, not yet included in the Vassar Libraries Online Catalog

MUSIC RESEARCH HELP

Walk-up Assistance:
Music Librarians, Sarah Canino, Music Librarian and Ann Churukian, Assistant Music Librarian are generally available 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. weekdays, 1:00pm-4:00pm during breaks.

  • In person: Check at the Music Library Circulation Desk, First Floor Skinner Hall of Music 

Ask a question by e-mail:

Research Consultations:

In-depth research consultations are best made by appointment. Email: sacanino@vassar.edu to make an appointment.

Music research guidescan help you get started.

MUSIC RESEARCH GUIDES