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Music: Books & eBooks

Music Books at UCC Library

UCC Library uses the 'Dewey Decimal' system. Music books are in the 780s.

Use the Library Catalogue to locate books. 

Composing & Computer Music Programming

How to Find a Print Book

Use the Library Catalogue to find books and eBooks. Note:
Location: what floor it is on

Call number: where it is shelved - see the book's spine

Status: is it available or currently on loan?


You can choose to search for ebooks only on the eJournals & eBooks page - see:


or browse by subject:

Most of UCC Library's eBooks can be located through the Library catalogue. A 'view online' link is provided to the eBook, example:


It is also possible to do a keyword search in e-book databases. E-book databases relevant for music research include:

Recommend a Book for the Library

You can recommend a book for UCC Library to purchase. Click here and fill out the e-proposal form.

New Items

Would you like to be alerted by email to new books received in the Library in your subject area? Just log into your Library Account on the Library Catalogue and save your search. See the instructions for Preferred Searches and email alerts here.