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Places to Find Books
Includes a mix of the holdings from Gumberg Library, Duquesne Center for Legal Information, and the Allegheny County Law Library.
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If we don't have the book you are seeking, you can try Interlibrary Loan. This allows you to borrow items from other libraries if they are not available here.
Finding Books in the Library
If you want to find books on a topic...
-In DUQSearch: Do an Advanced Search. Keyword searching allows you to search for individual words (or phrases) in the titles, subjects, tables of contents, and other fields in the catalog.
- You can limit by dates, format (Book/Electronic Book, Sound Recording, etc.), language, and more. After searching, use the facets on the left hand side to adjust your search if necessary.
- Once you've located one or more relevant books, you can click on the Subject links within the catalog record to find other related resources.
- After you find a relevant book, check the location, call number, and availability. When you go to the stacks to find your book, make sure you browse nearby titles for more potentially relevant sources.
Call Numbers to Browse (5th Floor)
||General histories of music
|ML385 - 429
||Jazz artists' biographies
|ML459 - 1351
||Instruments and instrumental music
|ML1400 - 3275
|ML3797 - 3799
||Musicology and ethnomusicology
|ML3845 - 3877
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