Music Library

Finding Items in the Music Library

The Music Library has books, music scores, sheet music, video recordings, and online databases and resources for the study of music. Music scores and sheet music have call numbers beginning with M; books on music history and literature have call numbers beginning with ML; books on music theory and instruction, including books of exercises and etudes have call numbers beginning with MT. Books on other subjects related to music may have call numbers beginning with any letter of the alphabet, A-L, or N-Z, depending on the topic. A quick guide to browsing the stacks by call number is available here: Guide to the Collections


Books Location
A-L Upstairs
ML 1-ML 99 Upstairs
ML 100-ML 3999 Downstairs
N-Z Downstairs
** (Oversize) Downstairs
Printed Music Location
M 1-M 3999 Upstairs
** and *** (Oversize) Downstairs
Notes Location
Bound Journals Upstairs
Unbound journals (indicated by “Current Issues” in the UCLA Library Catalog record) Shelved in the Reading Room
Location Explanations Location
*, **, or *** Oversized materials are shelved downstairs in the far left corner.
Reference Shelves facing the windows in the Reading Room
Music Library Special Collections By Appointment: 825-3369
Class Reserves Request at Circulation Desk
SRLF (Southern Regional Library Facility) Use the “Request an Item” tab in the UCLA Library Catalog record for the item