Use the WorldCat Discover Box (found on the Butler Libraries homepage) to begin your search for print books owned by Butler Libraries, PALNI (Private Academib Library Network of Indiana) Libraries and other WorldCat Libraries around the world.
You can select "Books" from the limiter list on the left-hand side of the screen when you get the results from your initial search so that the results list only shows books.
The books owned by the Butler Libraries will have the following at the bottom of the brief record for the item:
The Butler Libraries use the Library of Congress Classification system. This is an alpha-numeric system of classification (meaning it uses both letters and numbers to describe the classification and location of an item).
Here are some useful basic LC classes for music:
M = Scores
ML = Music History & Literature
ML100-109 Dictionaries and encyclopedias
ML134 Composer catalogs, thematic catalogs, A-Z
ML159-3797 History and criticism
ML1620197 By time period
ML410 Composers, A-Z
ML416-421 Performers, A-Z
MT = Musical Instruction and Study (scores or books)
MT3 History of music education
MT5.5-7 Music theory
MT6.5 Collections of music for analysis
MT90-146 Analytical guides
MT170-810 Instrumental techniques
MT820-949 Voice instruction