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Music Library @ UNLV

Student Employment in the Music Library

By Cheryl Taranto on July 8, 2014 5:15 PM | Permalink

The Music Library has positions for student employees.  In order to be hired in the Music Library, you must have filled out FAFSA and have work study funding.  Interested students should fill out the UNLV Libraries Student Employment application.  Duties include shelving, checking materials in and out, assisting patrons, and other duties as assigned.  For more information or to let us know of your interest contact Michael Platte at 702-895-2547 or at Michael.Platte@unlv.edu.

Music LIbrary July 4 and Summer Hours

By Cheryl Taranto on June 25, 2014 9:39 AM | Permalink

The UNLV Music Library will be closed on Friday, July 4 for the Independence Day holiday.  Regular summer hours will resume on Monday, July 7.  Regular summer hours are Monday-Friday 10:00 am-6:00 pm, Saturday Sunday closed.  Fall semester hours will begin on Monday, August 25.  Call us at 702-895-2541 or email us at Music.Library@UNLV.edu with any questions about hours or services during the summer.

Summer Hours

By Cheryl Taranto on May 12, 2014 9:25 AM | Permalink

The Summer hours for the Music Library begin on Saturday, May 17.  They are: Monday-Friday 10:00 am-6:00 pm; Saturday-Sunday Closed.  The Music LIbrary is closed on Monday, May 26, 2014 for Memorial Day.  If you have any questions or comments about hours or services during the summer, stop by or contact us at (702) 895-2541 or email us at Music_Library@UNLV.edu.  

Students: Looking for a Job on Campus?

By Cheryl Taranto on March 26, 2014 12:38 PM | Permalink

The Music Library will be hiring up to four student employees beginning this summer.  Duties include staffing the Circulation Desk in the Music Library, shelving, assisting with special projects such as inventory, and other duties as assigned.  If you are a full-time student looking for a job and would like to work in the Music Library, contact Michael Platte, our Music Library student supervisor, at 702-895-2547.  In addition, fill out the online application located at https://www.library.unlv.edu/employment/student/application.php.  In order to work in the Libraries, you must have filled out the FAFSA form for 2014-15 and be eligible for work-study funding.  

Spring Break Hours

By Cheryl Taranto on March 14, 2014 12:23 PM | Permalink

The Spring Break hours for the Music Library are as follows: 

Sunday, March 16: Closed

Monday, March 17-Friday, March 21: 10:00 am-6:00 pm

Regular Spring Semester hours will resume on Sunday, March 23.  As always, our electronic resources will remain available 24/7.  If you have questions about Music Library hours or services, call us at 702-895-2549 or email us at Music.Library@UNLV.edu.

Spring 2014 Semester Hours

By Cheryl Taranto on January 14, 2014 11:20 AM | Permalink

The Music Library is closed on Monday, January 20 for Martin Luther King Jr, Day, and Spring Semester Hours begin on Tuesday, January 21.  Spring Semester hours are:


  • Monday-Thursday: 10:00 am-8:00 pm

  • Friday: 10:00 am-6:00 pm

  • Saturday: Closed

  • Sunday: 1:00 pm-6:00 pm

Planning ahead, the Music Library is closed on Monday, February 17 for Presidents Day.  Call us at 702-895-2541 or email us at Music.Library@UNLV.edu with any questions.  Our website and electronic resources are available 24/7 at http://www.library.unlv.edu/music/.

New Databases for Music and Dance!

By Cheryl Taranto on July 15, 2013 9:26 AM | Permalink

The UNLV Music Library now has four new databases in the areas of music and dance! They are available 24/7 to all UNLV affiliated faculty and staff.   Classical Music in Video and Dance in Video both contain streaming video, including documentaries, masterclasses, and performances.  Classical Scores Library vol. 2 extends the content of digitized scores already available through Classical Scores Library.  African American Music Reference contains a myriad of documents, publications, and other print material documenting the history of African American music, including spirituals, jazz, gospel, and blues.  Check them out!   If you have questions about these or any of our resources, contact us at 702-895-2541 or Music.Library@unlv.edu

New Databases for Music and Dance!

By Cheryl Taranto on July 12, 2013 4:08 PM | Permalink

The UNLV Music Library now has four new databases in the areas of music and dance!  Listed below, they are available 24/7 to all UNLV affiliated faculty and staff.   Check them out!  If you have any questions about these or any of our resources, contact us at Music.Library@unlv.edu or 895-2541.

Check out the Newest Electronic Databases for Music!

By Cheryl Taranto on May 6, 2013 3:47 PM | Permalink

Classical Music in Video and Classical Scores Library Vol. 2 are now available through our website for use by all UNLV affiliated faculty and students 24/7.   Classical Music in Video is a streaming video collection containing performances, masterclasses, interviews, and documentaries.  Classical Scores Library Vol. 2 supplements Classical Scores Library with an additional 1,300 titles and represents one of the largest sources of works by major contemporary composers as well as important composers not represented in the first volume and critical editions of compositions that are lesser known but often studied by music students.  For example, all 60 volumes of The Symphony 1720-1840 are slated to be included in Classical Scores Library Vol. 2, representing 550 symphonic works.

Check out these two new sources!  If you have questions about these or any of our resources, you may contact us at 702-895-2541 or Music.Library@UNLV.edu.

Music Library Summer Hours

By Cheryl Taranto on April 29, 2013 4:28 PM | Permalink

The Music Library Summer Hours (May 18 - August 25, 2013) are Monday - Friday, 10:00 am -- 6:00 pm, Saturday - Sunday closed. For more information on summer hours, services, and other Music Library information contact us at Music_Library@UNLV.edu or give us a call at 702-895-2541.