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The Samford Libraries Catalog searches everything cataloged by the University Libraries including music, scores, media, print and online resources.

The Advanced Keyword Search allows you Add Limits to your search by Material Types (e.g. Score, E-score, DVD, Music CD, E-Music), Collection and/or Location (e.g. SUL Performance Scores or SUL 1st Floor Scores)

Search Music Multi-Search

(searches within music resources only)

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Online Resources

Music Research Guide (with links to databases and online resources related to music)

Music locations in the library


Scores (including hymnals, study scores, and complete editions of works by major composers): 1st Floor

Performance Scores: Choral - in the Annex on the Lower Level

Ensembles (including Handbells) and Orchestral Music - on the 4th Floor (Room 430, between 8:30am and 4:30pm)


Sound recordings and video recordings: 1st Floor behind the Circulation Desk (look for videos with call numbers starting with M)


Music Reference collection: 2nd Floor (look for books with call numbers starting with M) Circulating music books: 3rd Floor (books with call numbers ML = literature on music, and MT = instruction and study)

Performance scores

in-library use for students, checked out only to music faculty.

To learn about our circulation and borrowing policies for other formats of music resources, please see: Borrowing Privileges.