The music library supports the UA School of Music and the Department of Theatre and Dance, with a material focus on Western classical music, and additional coverage of musical theatre, jazz, rock, other vernacular genres, as well as non-Western music.
The collection contains over 50,000 scores and books, 350 periodical titles, and 20,000 audio and video recordings, with availability in formats such as CDs, LPs, video cassettes, and DVDs.
- AMS 232: Contemporary American Music
- Collected Editions and Thematic Catalogs
- Evaluating and Citing Sources
- MUS 121: Using the Library for Music Research
- MUS 252: Overview of Library Research in Music
- MUS 323: Introduction to Music Research
- Music & Activism
- Music & Ethnography
- Online Resources for Music
- Organist’s Guide to the Library
- Piano & Piano Pedagogy
- Useful Bibliographic Terms
Music Library Resources
If you’re looking for the Music Library’s previous front page links, you’ll find them all now in a Music Library Resource Guide
Music Library Policies
With such a unique collection of items, the Music Library uses a different set of policies for checkout periods, item limits, and fines.
Music Library Reserves
Faculty members can find information and the proper forms for reserve items on the following page. Note: audio and video recordings should be placed on reserve at the Gorgas Circulation Desk.