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
If you need help, please call (419-372-2307), e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org), click on "Ask a Librarian" below to chat, or click on the "Ask Us" button to search our knowledge base.
The Music Library and Sound Recordings Archives are located on the third floor of Jerome Library. Check our hours on the University Libraries' site.
This guide was created by Morgan Rich, former Music Library Student and Circulation Supervisor.