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COMMUNICATIONS STUDIES & MEDIA ARTS 3MU3 - Musics, Technologies and Audio Cultures

Why Use Books?

Books are a great resource to use when searching for general information on a topic. They are useful for understanding a topic in its context and provide summaries of existing research as well as offer a historical perspective.

Books are best found using the Search feature in our Library Catalogue. 

Library Catalogue

Scholarly books are a great resource - watch this video to learn how to recognize one. (2:29)

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This video explains how to enter keywords into the catalogue to find books on a particular topic. (1:13)

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This video shows you how to search by book title using the library catalogue. (0:47)

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Relevant Call Numbers

Our books are arranged according to the Library of Congress Classification system. For your course topic, try Class M -- Music.

Subclasses that may be of interest to you include:

ML 3800-3923: Philosophical and Societal Aspects of Music

MT 90-146: Analysis & Appreciation of Musical Works

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