About us

We provide a comfortable and well-appointed space for the study and enjoyment of music of all times and places. Our collection includes books, journals, scores, and recordings, as well as research databases and databases for streaming audio and video. Whether you are a performer, a first-time music student or an experienced researcher, our friendly staff will help you find the materials you need. We are also available by appointment for in-depth research consultations.

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Using the library

Students reading and working on a computer in comfy chair near a large window

Read, relax

Visitors must register on-site with a valid government ID card.

Food is not permitted in the library. Covered drinks are acceptable. Please be careful.

Loan periods:

  • Books, scores, bound journals: academic quarter for all students
  • Media: twenty-eight days
  • M2 - M3 : seven days for graduate students and faculty

Further resources

Student with earphones listening to music playing on a record player

A student listens to new vinyl

Rare music online

We are custodians of rare music manuscripts, early printed editions, theoretical and pedagogical treatises, engravings, and photographs. View and download our growing collection of digitized items.

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Meet the staff


The main entrance is power equipped; an elevator serves the lower level.

Last updated June 11, 2024