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The Chicago Manual of Style Online - University of Chicago Staff (Editor)
ISBN: 0226104206
Publication Date: 2010-08-01
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The Library Guide for Music

Welcome to the UCSB Music Library, located in the Music Building. This guide is intended to help you find materials for the study of music and provide information about the library. To get started, try the Quick Links on the lower left or click on the tabs above. If you are off campus, don't forget to log in to use items available to UCSB faculty and students only. For interdisciplinary approaches to the study of music, you may find it helpful to check other UCSB library guides for materials relevant to your research. 


New Books in the UCSB Music Library

Check the New Book Shelf in the music library to see these and other recently added titles.  You may check out books and scores from the New Book Shelf.

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African Music, Power, and Being in Colonial Zimbabwe - Mhoze Chikowero
Call Number: ML 3917 255 C55 2015
ISBN: 025301803X
Publication Date: 2015-11-24

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Current Directions in Ecomusicology - Aaron S. Allen (Editor); Kevin Dawe (Editor)
Call Number: ML 3799.3 C87 2015
ISBN: 1138804584
Publication Date: 2015-10-09

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Cybersonic Arts - Gordon Mumma; Michelle Fillion (Editor); Christian Wolff (Foreword by)
Call Number: ML 200.5.M86 2015
ISBN: 0252081013
Publication Date: 2015-10-01

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Ethnomusicologizing - William C. Banfield; Bill Banfield
Call Number: ML 3479.B366 2015
ISBN: 1442229713
Publication Date: 2015-08-13

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Focus - Jennifer Milioto Matsue
Call Number: ML 3750.M38 2016
ISBN: 1138791407
Publication Date: 2015-07-07

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Formal Functions in Perspective - Steven Vande Moortele (Editor); Julie Pedneault-Deslauriers (Editor); Nathan John Martin (Editor)
Call Number: MT 58.F68 2015
ISBN: 1580465188
Publication Date: 2015-11-01

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Mortality and Music - Christopher Partridge (Contribution by); Sara Cohen (Contribution by)
Call Number: ML 3470.P376 2015
ISBN: 1472534514
Publication Date: 2015-08-27

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Music and Capitalism - Timothy D. Taylor
Call Number: ML 3790.T393 2016
ISBN: 022631197X
Publication Date: 2015-12-29

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Nietzsche's Orphans - Rebecca Mitchell
Call Number: ML 300.5.M58 2015
ISBN: 0300208898
Publication Date: 2016-01-05

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Radicalism and Music - Jonathan Pieslak
Call Number: ML 3916.P56 2015
ISBN: 0819575844
Publication Date: 2015-11-03

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Sensing Sound - Nina Sun Eidsheim
Call Number: ML 3807.E43 2015
ISBN: 0822360616
Publication Date: 2015-12-11

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The Melody of Time - Benedict Taylor
Call Number: ML 3845.T37 2016
ISBN: 0190206055
Publication Date: 2015-12-01


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Music Library Hours

Winter 2016: January 4 - March 27, 2016

Regular Hours (Monday,  Jan. 4 - Friday, Mar. 18):

Mon-Wed: 9 am - 10 pm

Thurs-Fri: 9 am - 6 pm

Sat: Closed

Sun: 2 pm - 10 pm


Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Weekend

  • Fri., Jan. 15: 9 AM - 6 PM
  • Sat., Jan. 16: Closed
  • Sun., Jan. 17: 2 PM - 6 PM
  • Mon., Jan. 18: noon - 10 PM

Presidents' Day Holiday Weekend

  • Fri., Feb. 12: 9 AM - 6 PM
  • Sat., Feb. 13: Closed
  • Sun., Feb. 14: 2 PM - 6 PM
  • Mon., Feb. 15: noon - 10 PM

Recess Hours (Saturday, March 19 - Sunday, March 27):

Mon-Thurs: 9 am - 6 pm

Fri.: Closed

Sat. - Sun.: Closed


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