All libraries are CLOSED due to poor air quality. Online services are available.
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The Libraries are resuming limited in-person research activities by appointment only as part of the University's Research Restart Plan.
Learn more about the Libraries' entry requirements and available services.

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 Jerry McBride, 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 microfilm scanner (public access); and Mac clusters with extensive software offerings and a large-format color flatbed scanner (SUNeT ID required)

Visitor information: fee-based borrower cards,  wireless access services, permission to photograph and film in the SUL libraries.

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

Music Library reading room