Help locating print music and sound recordings in the Catalog and databases.
General Help with the Libraries' Catalog
General Help with the Classic Catalog
Call Numbers for Scores
The scores in the Music Library are classified according to the system designed by George Sherman Dickinson. Learn how the system works and how scores are arranged in the library.
Guide to Score Collection by Medium and Genre
Fake Book Index
Local index to contents of more than 100 fake books held by the Music Library. A fake book is a collection of musical lead sheets intended to help a performer quickly learn new songs. Each song in a fake book contains the melody line, basic chords, and lyrics.
Streaming Audio Online
The UB Libraries subscribe to audio databases with access to streaming files and supplemental materials such as program notes and listening guides.
Databases and online print and manuscript music