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Music Resources: Music Scores & Books

A guide to academic music literature: the history, research, criticism and analysis of music as an object of study, performance and teaching. In addition this will help you find scores, recordings and streaming music and video resources.

Books and Scores

Find the call number for your instrument and browse our stacks for music to play. Or, find the call number for your favorite type of book.

TIP: Some of the call numbers associated with information related to music include:

M – Music Scores

ML – Information about music

MT – Music Education

These books and scores are all located on the 4th floor of the library, on the south side.

Find books and scores in the library catalog.

UIC Digital Sheet Music Collection

The digital Sheet Music Collection comprises about 10,000 pieces of music, ranging from popular music of the late-19th and early-20th 
centuries as well as classical music scores. The selections presented here are in the public domainand include patriotic hymns and marches,
Broadway hits, Tin Pan Alley, and other examples of Americana.