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Music: Music - Getting Started

Welcome to the Music subject guide!

This guide provides you with a selection of music related resources,  including those available through the library, and free online materials. On this page are resources to get you started with your research, if you need information on how to conduct a search for resources please check out: 

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Services to music students

Music majors may borrow scores and books for an entire semester.

Music majors may also check out a turntable for one week in order to listen to LPs.

Bearcat Search



Create your OpenAthens account: The way you log into our digital resources has changed! To access, follow this simple two-step process to register for your new OpenAthens account using your Lander email address (Note: a confirmation link will be emailed to you).

Learn more about how to use our new system, Bearcat Search.

Online resources for research

When conducting research you may want to search individual databases. Check out this list for databases particularly helpful to music majors, including Naxos Music Library, and Films on Demand.

Make a Reference Appointment

Reserve an appoinment with a reference librarian for an in-depth research session.


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