Popular Music


The purpose of this guide is to help you identify online and print resources available at the University of Ottawa Library to research popular music. It includes links to  key music and multidisciplinary databases, journals, and reference books.

The music collection consists of an extensive collection of printed music, audiovisual materials, sound recordings, books and reference works. All print collections (scores, books) are located on the 4th floor, Morisset Library (in the M section). CDs, choral, orchestra and band music and music reserve materials are located at the main Service Desk (1st floor), Morisset Library.

Specialized reference assistance is available to music students, faculty and other visitors.

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Suggestions for purchase

The library welcomes all suggestions regarding the potential purchase of material for its collections.

Do not hesitate to send me an e-mail at ann.hemingway@uottawa.ca, providing as much information about the item as you can – title, author, publisher, year of publication, ISBN #, format, etc.  I will do my best to ensure the item is added to the collections promptly.

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Ann Hemingway
Bibliothèque Morisset Library

Off-Campus Access

If you are off-campus you can access electronic resources via the library's proxy server.  Consult the document below for information on your off campus user name and password.

For additional information on off campus access, click here.