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Music Library

Contact Information

Music Building, RAM. 175

Contact Person: Abbey Thompson
Telephone: 753-9839 

Library Telephone: 815-753-1426

Music Library Page

Music Library Semester Hours

  • Monday thru Thursday - 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Friday - 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Saturday - 1 p.m. to 5 p.m
  • Sunday - 1 p.m. to 10p.m.

Music Library Interim Hours

  • Monday thru Friday - 8 a.m. to 12 (noon) and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Saturday thru Sunday - CLOSED

Collection Strengths and Information

Books and music scores: 42,080
Sound recordings: 19,800 
Periodical titles: 89

The Music Library supports the programs of the School of Music, and is a music resource for the entire university community. The Music Library's collection contains books about music (including music history and biography), reference books (such as music dictionaries and encyclopedias), music scores (sheet music), music instruction and study materials, periodicals and indexes, microforms, and sound recordings in various formats (LP recordings, audiocassettes, and compact discs). Listening equipment is available for in-library use. Reference, circulation, and reserve services are available. Access to Illinet Online and the Internet is provided. Library staff members are available to assist users during regular service hours.

Contact Us

Chalermsee Olson, Interim Dean

Phone: (815) 753-1995


Founders Memorial Library
Northern Illinois University
217 Normal Rd
DeKalb, IL 60115-2828

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