Library Catalog

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Use the Library Catalog to search for items located at any of the Dallas College library locations, including:

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Music Books

Finding Books in the Library

Dallas College Libraries uses the Library of Congress (LC) Classification System to organize items in their collection. The following LC classifications are the most helpful for those studying Music:

M1-5000 Music 

  • M1.A5-3.3 Collections 
  • M5-1480 Instrumental Music
  • M1495-2199 Vocal Music 
  • M5000 Unidentified Compositions

ML1-3930 Literature of Music

  • ML159-3785 History and Criticism
  • ML 385-429 Biography 
  • ML459-1380 Instruments & Instrumental Music
  • ML1400-3275 Vocal Music
  • ML3800-3923 Philosophical & Social Aspects of Music

MT Instruction & Study

Music Ebooks

eBook Collections

Books at Other Libraries


If you'd like to search for items at other libraries, WorldCat can help. WorldCat lets you search the collections of libraries in your community and thousands more around the world. Click on the link below to search using WorldCat. To request an item via Interlibrary Loan, click on the other link in this box.

Interlibrary Loan
Books, periodical articles, and other items not available at Dallas College can be requested via interlibrary loan. Click on the link below for more information and to make a request. NOTE: Textbooks are not available through the interlibrary loan program.

Course Reserves

Textbooks and other class materials are placed on reserve by instructors. These items can't leave the library, but you can check them out to use within the library. To search course reserves, click on the link below.