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Music Library Location

George Mason University Libraries house a small space for music collections and research on the 2nd Floor of Fenwick (2604). In this area, you will find all music books, scores, audio recordings, and media players. This area also has study tables and study rooms for music students, and is home to the office of the Music and Media Librarian.

Begin Your Research

This Infoguide provides basic information on where to find different types of musical materials - click a tab on the left.

  • Find Reference Sources to provide context for your topic.

  • Find Books in Mason Libraries and elsewhere.

  • Find Articles with music-specific database indexes that point to articles and studies on your topic

  • Find Scores (and parts-sets) to study and perform, in print and online.

  • Find Recordings in the physical collection and from online streaming audio/video libraries.

  • Find Diverse Resources to discover musical literature and scholarship from people of different backgrounds and cultures.

  • Find Career Information to guide your post-college endeavors.

  • Write & Cite: learn about citation styles and Zotero software.

  • Get Help: chat with an online librarian or set up an individual appointment.

Music Metafinder

Mason Metafinder : MUSIC

This handy and quick engine searches ALL FOUR* of our principal music literature database indexes simultaneously.
(It discovers citations to journal articles, reviews, and books. It does not find recordings or scores.)
Type your term(s) in the textbox above and click the button.

*RILM, Music Periodical Database (formerly IIMP), Music Index, RIPM