About the Music Library

The UNLV Music Library opened in August 2001 and is located in the Beam Music Center at the northeast corner of campus. The Music Library houses a small music reference collection and over 35,000 scores, 15,500 recordings, and 3,000 DVDs focusing on classical music and jazz. Services provided in the Music Library include circulation and general reference support. Staffing for the Music Library includes one Music and Dance librarian. one classified staff and student workers. 

The Music Library's primary goal is to support the curriculum of the School of Music and the teaching and research needs of faculty and students.

Music Library Service Desk

Facilities & Technology

The Music Library group study room can not be reserved and has a maximum occupancy of 2 people.

The Music Library also has the following technology available:

  • 1 Knowledge Imaging Center (KIC) Bookeye 4 scanner.
  • 1 catalog search station
  • 4 Dell computers with internet access, productivity software, Finale music notation software, and more...
  • 3 laptop computers with internet access and productivity software available for check out.
  • 2 MacBook laptops available for check out.
  • 5 Apple iPads available for check out
  • 19 headphones available for check out
  • 4 USB CD/DVD drives available for check out
  • 2 external SD card readers available for check out


2020 Fall Semester Hours

  • Monday 9 am - 7 pm
  • Tuesday 9 am - 7 pm
  • Wednesday 9 am - 7 pm
  • Thursday 9 am - 7 pm
  • Friday 9 am - 5 pm
  • Saturday CLOSED
  • Sunday CLOSED
  • More Library Hours


Avery Boddie

Avery Boddie

Music and Dance Librarian
(702) 895-2251
Office Location: BMC 104

Michael Platte

Michael Platte

Library Technician III
(702) 895-2547
Office Location: BMC 105