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Kanopy: A Free Streaming Service

By mgarcia-quintero on October 17, 2019 11:44 AM | Permalink

UNLV students, staff, faculty, and alumni have free access to a new streaming service, Kanopy, which houses over 30,000 titles ranging from documentaries to classic film. Subjects that can be found on Kanopy include: Movies, Education, Documentaries, Arts, Business, Global Studies & Languages, and more! The Arts includes categories from Dance to Music to Visual Art.
See titles such as: "Echo in the Canyon", "Fame High", or "Nas: The time is illmatic".
You can access the streaming service by visiting the Libraries' A-Z database list and searching for Kanopy. The service can be accessed anywhere on a range of devices. All that is required is your @unlv email address to sign up for your free account.

For more information or if you need help, visit the Research & Information Desk on the first floor of Lied Library or call 702-895-2100

Performing Arts Wellness Bookshelf

By mplatte on September 13, 2019 3:27 PM | Permalink

Be the best performer you can be! Good physical and mental health enables dancers, musicians and actors to perform better and have long-lasting careers. The CFA Consortium for Health and Injury Prevention (CHIP) has partnered with the UNLV Libraries to provide resources that help performers maintain physical and mental wellness. These books explore healthy practices that will allow performing artists to give peak performances while avoiding performance injuries. Topics include stage fright, repetitive motion injuries, voice care, performance anatomy and kinesiology, as well as Yoga, Body Mapping and Alexander Technique. These Reserve Books are housed in a special bookcase in the UNLV Music Library, available for browsing or brief check out.

Quiet Study Room

By mplatte on September 11, 2019 6:27 PM | Permalink

The UNLV Music Library and the UNLV School of Music have partnered to offer a quiet study room within the Music Library. 

The Arnold Shaw Center is now a quiet zone within the Library. The area is intended for quiet study ONLY. Groups working in the Library should reserve the Music Library Group Study Room.

Please report any noise issues within the Quiet Study Room to the Music Library staff. 

New Resource,!

By mplatte on August 29, 2019 10:43 AM | Permalink broadcasts over 100 live events a year from the most prestigious venues: Carnegie Hall, Walt Disney Concert Hall, Concertgebouw, Teatro alla Scala, Berniler Philhamonie, Salle Pleyel, Theatre des Champs-Elysees, Verbier Festival, Salzburger Festspiele, and more. also provides access to a large collection of classical music and dance videos, with 1500 original programs available on demand and with unlimited access, plus hundreds of new films each year.

Find this new resource on the UNLV Music Library website!

New Arrivals! Jamey Aebersold Play-A-Longs!

By mplatte on August 27, 2019 11:06 AM | Permalink

The Jamey Aebersold Play-A-Longs  feature a Stereo CD and booklet of jazz standards with transposed parts for all instruments including Treble Clef, Bass Clef, Bb, and Eb.

  • Books can be found in the bookshelves with the call numbers MT68.A33
  • CDs can be checked out separately or with the book at the circulation desk - make sure you look up the CD's call number

Find these new additions,  and more, in the UNLV Music Library bookshelves!

Fall 2019 Hours

By mplatte on August 27, 2018 6:26 PM | Permalink

Fall 2019 Music Library hours:

Monday thru Thursday 9 AM - 7 PM
Friday 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday closed
Sunday 12 PM - 5 PM

The library will be closed:
October 25 and 27, November 10 and 11, November 28 and 29

Music Library Summer 2018 hours

By mplatte on May 14, 2018 5:58 PM | Permalink

Summer 2018 Music Library hours:

Monday thru Thursday 10 AM - 6 PM
Friday 10 PM - 5 PM
Saturday and Sunday closed

The library will be closed:
May 28 and July 4

Winter Break Hours

By mplatte on January 2, 2018 12:30 PM | Permalink

During Winter break the UNLV Music Library hours are:

Monday thru Thursday 10 AM - 6 PM
Friday 10 PM - 5 PM
Saturday and Sunday closed
The library will be closed Monday January 15