The following resources provide background information on a wide range of topics. Start here to get a sense of the scholarly context surrounding the work, composer, artist, or issue you're researching.
Scores, CDs, performing-arts related DVDs, and a selection of performing arts-related books are held in the Performing Arts Resource Center (PARC) in the Performing Arts Building. Most books and literature are located in the main library's Stacks. Some DVDs and all LPs are held in the Instructional Media Center (IMC) in the main library.
Library of Congress Call Numbers for music include:
M: Collected works, music scores
ML: Books about music, music history, and more
MT: Books on music theory, instruction