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The Collections

  • 70,000 books and scores
  • 46,000 recordings and other media including video tapes and computer software
  • Current subscriptions to approximately 300 periodicals
  • Subjects covered include acoustics and physics of music, ethnomusicology, jazz, music education, and the history, literature, theory and performance of music.

Arrangement of Materials

  • Dewey Decimal scores and Library of Congress scores and books with call numbers through ML 299 are shelved in open stacks on the first floor.
  • Library of Congress numbers ML 300 through Z, oversize materials, and periodicals are located on the ground floor. Periodicals are shelved in alphabetical order by title.

Food and Drink Policy


  • Dylan Burns
    Arts and Humanities Librarian
  • Erin Conor
    Head, Music, Art, and Drama Library
  • John Vallier
    Head of Media / Ethnomusicology Curator