Books are a good source of information for your paper. Even though they are long, you don't always need to read them cover to cover. Use the table of contents and index to direct you to the sections you need. To get a quick overview of your composer, consult a reference source such as an encyclopedia.
The library has many books on musical composers. Here are just a few from the last couple of years that our library owns:
We search for library books using the library catalog. The library catalog is a list of all the items the library owns.
Start by getting to the Mat-Su College Library webpage. You can do this by clicking the "Library" link at the top of any Mat-Su College page:
Next, enter your search terms in the "Just Mat-Su" search box:
Press enter. In the search results page you will see books and ebooks:
To read an ebook, simply click the "Subscription access..." link. To use a print book, make a note of its call number (underneath the Call # heading) and ask a librarian to help you find it.
To learn more about searching the library catalog, including how to request materials from other local libraries, you should take this interactive guide to the library catalog.