Use Primo to find resources on your topic at Collins Library and beyond. Request books held by Summit libraries for delivery to Collins Library within 3-5 business days.
To find books about music education and teaching in Primo, try these terms below. Copy and paste them into the Primo search box.
"Music in Education"
"Music Instruction and Study" (note: this term is used for music education)
Music study and teaching
"School music Instruction and study"
"Bands (Music) Instruction and study"
"Choral singing Instruction and study"
"Orchestra Instruction and study"
"World Music Instruction and study"
Note: Books about music education are in the MTs on the second floor.
There are two ways to browse the stacks for resources in the library: virtual browse and physical browse.
In Primo you can you can use "virtual browse" from your search results list. This feature recreates the actual experience of browsing a bookshelf, including use of available bookcover images.
To browse the physical shelves for books or videos about music education, look for the call letters MT. For more information about the Library of Congress Classfication of the M class, see http://www.loc.gov/catdir/cpso/lcco/lcco_m.pdf.
The following few exercises will help you get comfortable with Primo.
1. Sign in for access to the most resources!
2. Look for Constructing a personal orientation to music teaching
a. How will you access this book? Collins, SUMMIT or Interlibrary loan? Note the call number.
b. What's next to this book on the shelf?
c. What books are about similar topics?
3. Look for Inquiry in Music Education Concepts and Methods for the Beginning Researcher. How will you access this publication?
4 Look for Representin' and Disrespectin': African-American Wind Band Students' Meanings of a Composition-Based Secondary Music Curriculum and Classroom Power Structures. How will you access this publication?
5. How do you find a score in Primo?