The Media Center is the Little Fine Arts Library collection of sound recordings and video, as well as a Listening Center to listen and view said items.
The audio collection contains western art music, jazz, folk and ethnic music that supports the School of Music curriculum. The Media Center is also the only place where the physical recordings of School of Music faculty and student recitals, and ensembles are archived and accessible. The video collection includes opera, musical theatre, and several areas of visual art. Most items in the collection circulate to faculty, staff, and graduate students for three days.
Any item of the collection may be placed on Media Center Course Reserves by instructors.
The Listening Center is comprised of 6 listening/viewing carrels. All carrels have a 3.5mm jack for listening, and headphones are available if patrons do not own that size. The Listening Center has:
2 DVD viewing stations
VHS viewing station
LP/record listening station
CD listening station
Cassette tape listening
In keeping with the intent of the copyright laws, the Media Center is a place for listening and viewing only. Facilities are not available for recording excerpts from this collection.