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Music: Books & E-books

Shelf Location

SHELFMARK SUBJECT
Level Two
780 Music - general
780.1 Music - philosophy & aesthetics
780.15 Music appreciation
780.9 Music history
780.92 Musicians
781.5 Music forms
781.6 Music - composition & performance
781.9415 Traditional Irish music
781.91 Musical instruments
782.1 Opera
782.8 Theatre music
783 Sacred music
784 Voice & vocal music
784.4 Folk song
785 Chamber music
786 Keyboard
787 Stringed instruments
788 Wind instruments
808.042 / 808.066 Study skills / academic writing

Inter-Library Loans

The Inter-Library Loans service is a way for current students and staff of MIC Limerick and MIC Thurles to obtain research material which is not held in our college libraries or the University of Limerick Library. This service is available to:

  • Staff 
  • Postgraduate students
  • 3rd/4th-year undergraduates (for the Final Year Project)

Contact ILL at ill@mic.ul.ie

Reference Books

Oxford Music Online

The authoritative resource for music research. It charts the diverse history and cultures of music around the globe. It is also the gateway to Grove Music Online, with access to search The Oxford Dictionary of Music and The Oxford Companion to Music.

Where in the Library?

Books on Music are mainly held on Level 2 (Shelfmark 780).

The map below shows the layout of the library and the location of each collection. Click on it to enlarge it.

The Shelfmark box on the left will also help you find what you are looking for.

Borrowing

The Library offers a Click & Collect service alongside our normal borrowing service.

How does Click and Collect work?

1. Order your books through Summon and your Library Account Online (See our How to Use Library Services Guide for an instructional video on how to request books)

2. Wait for the library to email you that your book is ready for collection

3. Come to the Library Reception to collect your book

Borrowing Rules

Undergraduate students can borrow up to 20 items

Postgraduate students and staff can borrow up to 28 items

Loan periods is 1 week but will be auto-renewed for 12 weeks  (Exception is 1 day loans)

Exception: if an item is requested by another user it should be returned within 3 days or a €1 fine per day will apply

 

For more information, please click here.

E-Books (from Ebook Central)

In the Library Catalogue type in the author and/or the title into the search box.

  • Click on Full Text Online
  • Enter your college username and password

Choose an option

  • read the book online (there is more functionality with this option)
  • download on a 1 day or 2 day loan (you will need to have the Adobe Digitial Editions software downloaded on to your device in order to do this). Ebooks that are downloaded will automatically disappear from your device once the due date has expired.

Features of Ebooks:

  • Save books to your bookshelf
  • Share the link to the ebook
  • Get a citation for the book
  • Make notes (Please note that this option is only possible by selecting the 'Read Online' option)

New Books - Music

Finding Books on the Catalogue

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Limerick Campus:

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