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How to Use the Online Catalog

Basic instructions and tips for finding music materials in the online catalog


The Library offers many options for searching for the materials you may need while at the University of Cincinnati. One of the most important search tools is the the red search box that is prominently displayed on most library web pages, including the CCM Library page. Our red box includes a link to the Library Catalog, which is the best was to find music materials in the Library

CCM Library search box

Following the Search for CCM Library Materials link will take you to the Advanced Keyword Search menu of the Online Library Catalog. Choosing "Advanced Catalog Search"  from the Books+ tab will also take you to the same search menu:

Advanced Keyword Search Menu

The four options most useful for finding music materials are Keyword, Author, Title and Subject. Each has its own guide (menu on left) to explain when and how to do each kind of search.


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