When you want to find books, CDs, records, videos, music scores, and the like, a library catalog is what you need. The library catalog can help you:
When SMU doesn't own a book you need, you don't have to give up--you can often get a book from another institution using Interlibrary Loan. A great place to start for that is WorldCat.
If you need articles, don't look in the catalog! Use an index instead (see Find Articles).
When searching for scores and recordings, here are a few tips: