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Music and Sound Design: Books and e-books

Library Discovery Search

Search includes books, journal articles and e-resources

Where are the Music and Sound Design books?

The catalogue record for each title will give you the Class Number of the book, how long you can borrow it for, and whether it is Available (ie. on the shelf).  Use the library map to find the correct floor and zone.  The books are arranged in numerical order. Signs at the end of each bay of books let you know the class number range for that bay.

Key shelf mark numbers for Music and Sound Design

Books about the same subject are assigned the same shelf mark (or class number or class mark or shelf mark or call number).  You'll find the number on the spine of each book.  

2nd Floor of the Hub, Zones M, N, and P

780   General music background

780.2373   The music industry

781   Sound design and acoustical foundations

782   Vocal forms

784   Instrumental forms

786 Electronic and digital music

You can search for e-books in the library catalogue

Below are a selection of Music and Sound Design e-books

E-book LibGuide

Link to E-book guide

See our E-book LibGuide for support using e-books.

Reading Lists Online


To find your reading lists for your modules go to one of your module pages on VLE (Moodle) and look for the following box on the right-hand side. 



reading list box in moodle


Alternatively, you can go straight to the Reading Lists Online 

From here you can search for a module name, a module code, a keyword, or an academic.