Using the NIU Music Library

Instructional Handouts

To view any of these instructional handouts, click on the appropriate link.

CD Sheet Music This is a list of printable music from the CD Sheet Music series available in the NIU Music Library.

Composer Names This list provides the authorized spelling of many important composers.The catalog is very picky about correct spelling.

Library of Congress Subject Headings This guide explains how to use the lists of authorized subject headings in the Music Library.

M Class The materials in our Music Library are arranged according to call numbers that are assigned by subject or musical genre. This guide explains the scheme we use.

The Music Index This guide explains the use of the Music Index, which is only available in print at the NIU Music Library.

Northern Illinois University Music Library, DeKalb, IL 60115 (815) 753-1426