Using the Music Library

Loan periods:

  • Books, scores, bound journals : Academic quarter for all students
  • CDs and DVDs : 28 days
  • Limited Loan (M2 - M3) : 7 days for graduate students and faculty
  • Reserves : 4 hours, unless otherwise noted
  • Offsite storage: loan periods vary

Pay bills online, or at Green Library.

Lost items: in lieu of a replacement fee, the Music Library may accept a replacement copy of an item approved by Tamar Barzel, Head, Music Library & Archive of Recorded Sound.

Course reserve information and forms are here.  Please contact Vincent Kang, Music Operations Manager, for further assistance.

Suggest the purchase of a recording, score or book.

Equipment includes kiosks, a copy/print/scan station and a KIK Bookeye scanner (public access); and a Mac cluster terminal with extensive software offerings, a large-format color flatbed scanner, and the Vienna Symphonic orchestration workstation (all require SUNET ID). New in Fall 2022, we have a turntable with high-quality headphones and a selection of new vinyl. Come in and give it a spin!

Visitor information: Visitors must register at the circulation desk with a valid government ID card.

Food is not permitted in the Library.  Covered drinks are OK. Please be careful.

Music Library reading room