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Popular Music

Library resources on rock, jazz, hip hop, videogame music, and other popular genres

Music Industry

Recommended Books

The print Music Collection includes several books on career guidance for aspiring popular musicians. Many are classified in either ML 3790 (Music trade) or ML 3795 (Music as a profession) while others are shelved in related areas. Also see the page Career Guidance on the Music Performance Guide for more general recommendations. The recommended books below are sorted by their call numbers to ease browsing. Hover over the info icon to see a description of the book.

Interlibrary Loan

Users are encouraged to search for items beyond University Libraries' catalog via RILM Abstracts of Music Literature and WorldCat. Materials not available in print or online may be requested through Interlibrary Loan. Please allow up to seven days for electronic delivery and up to fourteen days for delivery of physical items.