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Music: Books


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Can't Find the Book You Want?


If the book you want is out on loan - place a reservation.

 You can reserve an item online by searching for it on our library catalogue, or ask a member of library staff.

Borrow from another library 

If the book is not available in your library- use our free interlibrary loan service to transfer it from another Manchester College library. Ask a member of library staff for further details.

If you are able to visit another Manchester College library, you can borrow any items providing you have your student ID card.


Contact your subject librarian if you would like to recommend a book for the library.

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Where to Find a Book 

Below are the class numbers used to locate music books in our libraries. The main collections for music are kept at Openshaw HE and Shena Simon. If you are looking for a specific title you can always ask a librarian or check the library catalogue.

Music Technology 621.3893
The Music Business 780.23
Electronic Music 780.285
Music History 780.9
Music Theory 781.2
Popular Music 781.4
Vocal Music 782
Instrumental Music 784