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Music Library: Home

Welcome to the Music Library!

Need help with your research? ... We have all the resources you need right here in the Music Library!

Founders Memorial Library has created a LibGuide to help communicate important information from the University Libraries, and help with our digital resources during COVID-19.  Please check back frequently: https://libguides.niu.edu/continuity

Music Librarian

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Sarah Holmes
Contact:
Music Building 175
753-9839
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Subjects: Music

Loan Periods, Due Dates, Renewals

NIU Faculty - 16 weeks loan period for most items

NIU Staff/Retiree - 16 week loan period for most items

Honors Undergraduate/Graduate Students - 16 week loan period for most items

Undergraduates - 4 week loan period for most items

Standard Courtesy Card (adult, yellow card) - 4 week loan period for most items

 

Music Library Hours

Fall and Spring Semester Hours

 

Monday - Thursday 8:00am - 9:00pm
Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Sunday 5:00pm - 9:00pm

These hours reflect most regular circumstances. 

Please note that the Music Library is generally closed during the weekend before a Monday holiday.

 

Click here to see any exceptions to the normal schedule

NIU Music Library

What do we have in the Music Library?

  • 25,000+ music scores
  • 21,000+ books on music and
  • 10,000 recordings
  • Listening equipment
  • Headphones
  • Charging stations
  • Printer/Scanner/Copier
  • 3 public work computers
  • 10 public workstations equipped with music notation software
  • 8 private study rooms
  • 1 private group study space (ask about our 2nd floor classroom!)
  • "Chill Zone"