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The Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Music Library is a separate branch of the University Libraries system, located on the fourth floor of the Lamont School of Music. The Music Library collection includes music scores, audio and video recordings, and books and journals on music and the study of music. All members of the DU community are welcome to access the collections and services of the Music Library. Access to visitors from outside of DU, as well as borrowing privileges for all patrons, is subject to the same policies as in the main library. Circulating items in the Music Library collection may be requested and held for pickup at the Music Library desk, the Anderson Academic Commons lending desk, or the Law Library service desk.
The Music Library includes a listening room with equipment for listening to CDs, audiocassettes, or vinyl records, or for viewing DVDs, videocassettes, or LaserDiscs. We have study carrels, computer workstations for patron use, a photocopier, and a group study room that can be reserved ahead of time. We also have the following gadgets and devices, which can be checked out for a 24-hour period:
USB Flash Drive
USB Portable Optical Drive
Zoom Handy Audio Recorder
Zoom Handy Video Recorder
Sunpak Table-top Tripod (for use with Zoom recorders)
M-Audio Fast Track Pro Mobile USB Audio/MIDI Interface
Mini Display Port to VGA Adapter (for Mac)
Dry-Erase Accessories for Study Room
Big Briar “Etherwave” Theremin (with amplifier and stand)
Fall, Winter, & Spring Quarter:
Mon-Thurs: 8:30 am to 10:00 pm
Fri: 8:30 am to 6:00 pm
Sat/Sun: 1:00 to 5:00 pm
Interterm, Break, and Summer Quarter:
Mon-Fri: 9:00 am to 4:30 pm
Complete current hours may be found on the DU Campus Calendar.
Newman Center, Lamont School of Music
2334 E. Iliff Ave. 4th Floor East, Rm. 440
Parking is available in the Newman Center Garage, lower level, for $1.50 per hour.
More about the music library
Items in the Music Library collection will display “Music” at the beginning of the Location designation in the library catalog: for instance, “Music Library Stacks,” “Music Library Reserve,” or “Music Media.” Reference items are non-circulating, and reserve items may be checked out for two hours for use in the library or in the adjacent computer lab. Some other items in the Music Library collection also do not circulate; most notably music scores shelved under Library of Congress call numbers M1, M2, and M3.
All circulating items except audio and video recordings and gadgets are available for Interlibrary Loan request. All circulating items except recordings, scores, and gadgets can be requested through Prospector.
In addition to our collections and services, the Music Library offers a quiet, friendly study environment on the south end of the DU campus. You do not have to be a music student to use the Music Library. Come and visit us soon!