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Referencing Style

The MU Department of Music uses:

The MHRA Referencing Style 

Disclaimer: Your first port of call for Referencing guidance should be your Department's handbook.

But you can check out our Referencing guide for help laying out your references.

Music PAL Access Scheme

The Music PAL Scheme aims to make music resources in a broad range of libraries throughout Ireland easily accessible to all. Participating Libraries and archives collaborate to provide improved, easy access to the wealth of music resources held in Irish libraries.  Click here to apply

Welcome to the Music Subject Guide

In this online guide for Music, we have gathered together important information on:

Use our contact form on the left if you have difficulty finding the information you need.

Make sure you also view our Successful Searching Guide for help finding what you need.

If you are a postgraduate researcher or academic, our dedicated Research Support Librarian can help you to maximise the impact of your research.

Using Maynooth LibrarySearch

Using LibrarySearch:

LibrarySearch allows you to explore and locate books, articles, databases, DVDs and more at Maynooth University Library in one place. Further advice on using LibrarySearch is available from our Successful Searching guide.

Enter some keywords into the search box below to begin.

IT & Printing Support

Multi-Function printers are available on each floor of the library:

Ground Floor Level 1 Level 2
  • 2x colour multifunction devices
  • 1x black and white multifunction device 
  • 1x colour multifunction device
  • 1x black and white multifunction device 
  • 2x black and white multifunction device 


Access to priority printing PCs on Level 2 can be requested. If you have any questions or difficulties using printers, please contact the Computer Assistant on duty at the Information Desk during service hours or send an email to  For more information on how to use the printers, please click here

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