Searching for Music resources in SamCat, the online library catalog can often can be challenging for beginners. Here is a brief 3 minute recording of How to Locate Music Resources using the Library's online catalog.
A summary of the information on the recording is listed below.
Begin on the Library homepage.
You can choose to search the "Books & More" tab which is a straight Keyword search (like Google) or you can click on "More Search Options" link or look to the right and click on "Find Books & More: Catalog" and perform more advanced searching.
On the Advanced Search page from the limiter "TYPE" you can choose to select items by type, such as Music CD-ROM, Collected Scores, Audiocassette, Phonograph, Scores. Selecting "LOCATION" lets you limit your searching to only the Music Listening Room collection.
You may also choose to search for works by or about a individual composer, or search for a specific score title. These searches are best performed in the BROWSE search function.