Music Collection Locations

The following is a brief description of location codes you will encounter in the online library catalog.

Music Collection Locations

  • Stacks: main collection, mostly circulating materials
  • Miniatures: “pocket” or “study” scores, shelved just inside the Music Library
  • Oversize: larger materials shelved at the back left side of the Music Library
  • Folio: very large score materials shelved at the left side of the Music Library before Reference
  • Reference: non-circulating dictionaries, encyclopedias, etc., shelved at the left side of the Music Library
  • Music Service Desk: sound and video recordings; for in-library use only
  • Cage: special collection materials for in-library use only. Please inquire at the Music Service Desk; items must be retrieved from closed stacks.
  • Microfiche and Microfilm: in the cabinets in the Reading Area
  • Goethe Collection: Please inquire at the Music Service Desk; items must be retrieved from closed stacks.

Off-Site Storage

Art collection materials stored off site may be obtained by submitting electronic forms:

New Library Materials

New books and scores are shelved in the reading area for seven days. A selection of the most recent issues of journals is displayed in the Stacks area.