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Your starting point for finding reference works, books, articles, scores, and recordings.

Most Useful Places to Search: Music

Scholarly Articles

If you are looking for peer-reviewed and/or scholarly articles for research, I recommend you start with one of these databases. These are not the only places where you can find music-focused research, but it is a good first step.


Find Books: Search the catalog and watch how-to videos

Search LINUS, the library catalog

To find books, eBooks, videos and other materials that LMU owns or has on reserve.


How to: Searching the Linus Catalog Video

How to: Locating Books in the Library

PLEASE NOTE: LINK+ is no longer available due to the national COVID-19 emergency. Please use our Interlibrary Loan Requests news page for the latest information.

Not in LINUS or LINK+? Fill out a book request form in ILLIAD* and have it delivered to LMU.

PLEASE NOTE: ILLiad may be experiencing service disruption due to the national Covid-19 emergency. Please use our Interlibrary Loan Requests news page for the latest information.

*Please note it can take up to three weeks for a book requested through ILLiad to arrive at LMU.