Recommended Reading

Ball State Library

Amy Edmunds, the Bracken Library librarian in charge of the music collection, created a helpful guide for working musicians. She has divided up their books by area and collected some helpful summaries of the content. Visit her in the Bracken Library basement if you have questions.

There are also some technical sound engineering books classified in the TK area on the fourth floor.

phone: (765) 285-5065



  • Walter Pauk, How to Study in College. Pricey, but lots of good ideas. 2nd edition is in Bracken Library LB2395.P3.1974


Music Industry

Marketing and Promotion



Their Stories

You may think that your heroes were just naturally good at things at it came easily to them. No—they may have been naturally talented, but they also worked harder than everyone else.


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