Finding Books and Recordings
photo credit: "The Jazz Shelf" by Andrei Zmieski, Creative Commons license
When looking for books in the BGSU Libraries Catalog, use the following subject terms:
Jazz music--history and criticism
Individual musician names
When browsing the ML/SRA's open stacks for books on Jazz look in the following call number ranges:
Jazz: ML 3506 - 3509
Big Band: ML 3518
Blues: ML 3521
When looking for recordings in the BGSU Libraries Catalog, try the following searches:
Name of performer [author search]
Album title [title search]
Song title [title or keyword search]
NOTE: Many albums have excellent historical and biographical notes, and lyrics are frequently included on jackets or inner liners.
Basic Resources/Starting Places
This guide was created by Morgan Rich, former Music Library Student and Circulation Supervisor.