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Music Library

Located in the UofSC School of Music, the Music Library's lending collection contains books, scores, print journals, audio and video recordings, and offers access to numerous music-related databases. Our archival collections can be viewed by appointment.

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General Check Out Policies

  • CarolinaCard ID or barcoded membership card required
  • Recalled items fined $1/day; all others fined $0.25/day
  • $20 maximum fine per item
  • Accounts in good standing can renew online
  • Recital CDs cannot be checked out


Details by Status and Material Types

Books/Scores

  • Loaned for 4 weeks with 2 renewals
  • Maximum 20 items at a time

CDs, DVDs, VHS

  • Loaned for 7 days with 1 renewal
  • Maximum 5 items at a time

LPs

  • Loaned for 7 days with 1 renewal
  • Maximum 5 items at a time

Education Resource Center

  • Loaned until semester ends
  • Unlimited items allowed

Books/Scores

  • Loaned until semester ends with 1 renewal
  • Maximum 50 items at a time

CDs, DVDs, VHS

  • Loaned for 4 weeks with 1 renewal
  • Maximum 10 items at a time

LPs

  • Loaned for 7 days with 1 renewal
  • Maximum 5 items at a time

Education Resource Center

  • Loaned until semester ends
  • Unlimited items allowed

Books/Scores

  • Loaned until semester ends with unlimited renewals
  • Unlimited items allowed

Bound Journals

  • Loaned for 3 days with no renewals
  • Maximum 2 items at a time

CDs, DVDs, VHS

  • Loaned for 4 weeks with 1 renewal
  • Unlimited items allowed

LPs

  • Loaned for 7 days with 1 renewal
  • Maximum 5 items at a time

Collected Works (M1-M3)

  • Loaned for 3 days with no renewals
  • Unlimited items allowed

Education Resource Center

  • Loaned until semester ends
  • Unlimited items allowed

Books/Scores

  • Loaned for 4 weeks with no renewals
  • Maximum 5 items at a time*

CDs, DVDs, VHS

  • Loaned for 7 days with 1 renewal
  • Maximum 5 items at a time*

LPs

  • Loaned for 7 days with 1 renewal
  • Maximum 5 items at a time*
*A total of 5 items, in any format, is the maximum that can be checked out at once

Books, Scores, Audio/Visual Materials

  • 4-hour loans
  • 1 renewal per check out
  • Maximum 2 items at a time
  • Materials added to the collection include printed material such as monographs, serials, and musical scores, including full, piano-vocal, and study or miniature scores. Chamber works containing no more than nine total parts are collected. Additional formats including sound recordings, audio-visual material, and microform will be considered and acquired selectively.
  • Collected materials represent diverse cultures and peoples, and no geographical areas are excluded. For items consisting of musical notations, the language is of secondary importance. Audio-visual materials will be acquired without regard to language.  Dates of publication: Current and selective retrospective purchases.

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