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Music Library: Books, Scores, and Recordings

Books, Scores, and Recordings

To find Books, Scores, and Sound Recordings: Use a Library Catalog

  • Our Catalog – The catalog of the Northern Illinois University Libraries.
  • I-Share – The catalog of over 80 libraries in the Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois (CARLI). Very useful for borrowing items from these libraries.  Click here to see I-Share participant libraries.
  • WorldCat – The Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) master database linking many library catalogs in the English-speaking world. The largest library “catalog” in the world. Also very useful for Interlibrary Loan. You will have to log in with an NIU library identification number if you are off campus.  Users unaffiliated with NIU can access WorldCat through

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