Author or Personal Name Searching: Search by last name, first name (or first and middle initial):
Performing Group Searching: Simply type the name of the group as an author:
Title or Journal Title Searching: While the entire title does not need to be typed in the search box, the title must nonetheless be in exact word order:
Uniform Title Searching: Music is published in different languages and also frequently is known by many names. So, for instance, Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring is known by these titles:
Subject Searching: Requires use of Library of Congress subject headings. Here are some sample subject headings:
Anywhere or Keyword Searching: Useful if you are unsure of the correct Library of Congress subject heading. Try using two or three of the most significant words from the topic for which you are searching. An Anywhere search will find all occurrences of a word in a library catalog or a database. What follows are some examples of Anywhere searches:
Format Limit: To find music scores or multimedia (e.g., CDs, DVDs, videocassettes, etc.), go to the Advanced Search screen. Under "Limit your search further by:" is a drop-down menu for format, such as "Musical scores" or "Video (all formats)":
The Interlibrary Loan (ILL) service enables current UCF students, faculty, and staff to borrow materials — such as books or book chapters — from other libraries that are not available at the UCF Libraries.