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A-Z How to Find Information


As a library member you can access a range of e-resources by logging in with your library card number and PIN.

  • African Djemb drumsFor a vast amount of music information, log in to information and reference online resources with your library number and PIN and take a look at the following:
  • Credo Reference - includes music information in general encyclopaedias and in music books
  • Britannica Library Online - has articles on major music topics and musicians, with images and web links.
  • Newspapers Online - search international, national and local newspapers for news and reviews of concerts
  • The Music section of WebLinks has specially selected web sites on many kinds of music, on song lyrics and on music theory
  • Find local music groups at the Local Information Database
  • Are you trying to track down some half-remembered words that may be from a song or perhaps from a poem or other source? See the tips at the Quotations pages

In the Library

  • There are a wide range of music related books in the library, from books about musicians to musical genres, how to play and scores. Search Arena, the Library Catalogue to discover what is at your local library

Page last updated: 5th February 2021