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Research Guides

Music

Find an item

Sheet music can be found in the Music Library. 
Locate the item call number in ICACAT.
Bring the number to the circulation desk and a librarian will find the item in the stacks.

Sound recordings can be found in the music library. 
Locate the item call number in ICACAT.
Bring the number to the circulation desk and a librarian will find the item in the stacks. 

CD liner notes are available to browse in the music library. 
Bring the liner notes to the desk and a librarian will retrieve the corresponding CD.

Many of the non-fiction works you'll find in the library are classified according to the Dewey Decimal system. Music books are found in the 780's.

For example, the book—

Symphony for the City of the Dead, written by M.T. Anderson, has the call number:

780.92
S559A  

which means

780.92   <-- Music biography

S599A   <-- About Dmitri Shostakovich (S599), by Anderson (A)

If you know the general subject you're interested in, follow the guides on the ends of the shelves to navigate the numbering system. If you know the specific title but not the call number, search ICACAT. If you need help at any time, don't hesitate to ask or email library-help@interlochen.org.‚Äč

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