Answered By: Trenia Napier
Last Updated: Apr 20, 2023     Views: 206

Users may find it easier to search for music resources using the WorldCat Discovery search.

At the library homepage, locate the link to WorldCat Discovery. (If no link is on the homepage, you can always access WorldCat Discovery by clicking on the Online Resources link.) 

Library homepage with arrow pointing to the link for WorldCat Discovery



Click on Advanced Search.

WorldCat Discovery search screen with arrow pointing toward the advanced search link


Enter your search terms being sure to change each search box to Keyword


keywords entered into the advanced search of worldcat discovery


Limit your search results to EKU Libraries. 


WorldCat discovery with EKU Library limiter selected


Once at your results list, locate Formats in the left column.

WorldCat Discovery search results screen with arrow pointing toward format limiter options on left



We then recommend limiting your results to the needed format of Music Recording, Musical Score, Book, or Video


WordCat Discovery search results with individual music formats emphasized


Tip! Some music items are not available on the shelves but, instead, are kept in a closed collection. When you search the library's catalog, and the Location of the items you want reads something like Main Library Storage, please use the Request It link.



CD record in WorldCat Discovery with an arrow pointing to the Request It button


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