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A guide to the Music Faculty Library: General information

Subjects: Music

Contact details

 

Music Faculty Library
St Aldates
Oxford
OX1 1DB
Tel: (01865) 276148

email:  music.library@bodleian.ox.ac.uk 

website: http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/music/

 

Librarian:

Martin Holmes
email: martin.holmes@bodleian.ox.ac.uk


Deputy Librarian:

Tom Dale 
email: tom.dale@bodleian.ox.ac.uk


Senior Library Assistant:

Rosie Lake
email: rosamond.lake@bodleian.ox.ac.uk

 

Library Assistant:

Tigger Burton
email: gregory.burton@music.ox.ac.uk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Welcome

Welcome to our Guide to the Music Faculty Library

For information on how to access the Library and our services during the pandemic, please see our COVID-19 page.

If you are new to Oxford, you might like to check out some basic guidance to help get you started with using the libraries and our resources. In the current situation, we are sadly unable to give you the kind of welcome we would normally aspire to but please see these pages for more information on how to get hold of the material you need while access to the libraries is restricted.

About the Music Faculty Library

The Music Faculty Library exists to support the teaching and research activities of the Music Faculty and provides for the borrowing needs of students (both undergraduate and graduate), researchers and senior members.

Most of the stock is for loan and consists of nearly 20,000 items of printed music and about 25,000 books and journals. In addition, the library houses the main sound recordings collection of the University with nearly 5,000 CDs, 15,000 LPs and a substantial DVD collection. LPs are not available for loan; there are facilities for using these materials in the library.

For more information, see the Music subject LibGuide and the Music Faculty Library's website.

 

 

 

 

 

Opening hours

The MFL is now open to readers in a limited way. All visits to the Library must be pre-booked. Please contact the Library for more information and, wherever possible, avoid booking seats unless you need to use the books and scores on the open shelves or material which is confined to the Library. Library staff can answer enquiries by e-mail. If you just need to borrow items, please use our Click & Collect system. If you need to return items you have borrowed, please post them through the main Faculty post box at the entrance to the building. The Library is still offering a LibraryScan service and, within the constraints of copyright, can scan sections of items for you on request via SOLO.
 
Opening hours for Michaelmas Term:

Monday - Friday 9.30 - 17.00 (by appointment only)
Saturday & Sunday CLOSED 
 

Opening hours for the Christmas vacation will be the same but the library will close at 17.00 on Friday 18 December and re-open at 9.30 on Monday 4 January.