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Music Library @ UNLV

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.  

Music Library Hiring Student Employees

By Cheryl Taranto on January 8, 2013 2:02 PM | Permalink

Are you a UNLV student looking for a job?  The UNLV Music Library is currently looking to hire two new student employees.  Typical duties of Music Library student employees include helping people at our service desk, reshelving books, and a variety of special projects.  In order to get a job, you must be a currently enrolled UNLV student and have (or can get) workstudy funding. If you are a student interested in working in the Music Library, you can fill out the online application.  Contact Michael Platte, the Music Library student supervisor, at 895-2547 or at Michael.Platte@UNLV.edu for more information and to let us know of your interest in a student employee position.  

Music Library Intersession Hours

By Cheryl Taranto on December 17, 2012 9:50 AM | Permalink
The Music Library Intersession hours for Monday, December 17, 2012 through Monday, January 21, 2013 are as follows:
  •  Monday-Friday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Saturday-Sunday: Closed
The Music Library is closed Saturday, December 22, 2012 through Tuesday, January 1, 2013 for the holidays.  The Music Library will reopen at 10:00 am on Wednesday, January 2, 2013.

As usual, our electronic resources are available 24/7 throughout the holidays.

Music Library Winter Break Hours

By Cheryl Taranto on November 26, 2012 11:38 AM | Permalink
The following Music Library fall semester hours continue through Friday, December 14, 2012:
 
Monday-Thursday: 10:00 am-8:00 pm
Friday: 10:00 am-6:00 pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
 

Winter break hours begin on Saturday, December 15, 2012 and run through Monday, January 21, 2013 as follows:
 
Monday-Friday: 10:00 am-6:00 pm
Saturday-Sunday: Closed

 
The Music Library will be closed Saturday, December 22, 2012 through Tuesday, January 1, 2013.  We will reopen on Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 10:00 am. The Music Library will also be closed on Monday, January 21, 2013 for the Martin Luther King Holiday.