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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Music 533: Music Education Resources

Resources for Music Education students

Getting Started

This guide is intended to help music education students in their research. The tabs above list types of resources available in the library. Choose one to get started, although if you are new to research you may find it helpful to work from left to right across the tabs.

Materials regarding music education will be located at the Music and Performing Arts Library (MPAL). Should you need any assistance, feel free to contact the MPAL librarians, Kate and Kirstin, at 

Materials regarding general education are located in Social Sciences, Health, and Education Library (100 Main Library). Nancy O'Brien ( is the Education Librarian and is also more than happy to work with you.

If, during the course of your research, you encounter resources that we do not own, please request the item from the IShare catalog or via InterLibrary Loan.

Beyond 533

The following guides will be helpful when you start to prepare for researching and writing your thesis/dissertation and for your comps/prelims.