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Music Industry and Law

Resources for music industry and music copyright, and in particular Music Industry courses: Ethnomusicology CM182/CM288, Music CM182/CM282, Music History CM186, Musicology CM288, Music Industry M182

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Subject Headings for Music Industry & Law

Subject Headings denote the library catalog's groupings for similarly related materials. Knowing how to use subject headings will tailor and ultimately maximize your research results in both the UCLA Library catalog, as well as many of the databases.

The following is a non-exhaustive list of subject headings used to find materials about Music Industry and Entertainment Law.


Subject Headings
Artists' contracts
Artists' contracts — California
Artists' contracts — United States
Copyright — music 
Music economic aspects — United States
Music publishing — United States
Music trade
Music trade — United States
Musicians — Legal status, Laws, etc.
Performing arts — Law and legislation
Performing arts — Vocational guidance
Popular music — Economic aspects