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The CSU Music Library

The CSU Music Library

Facilities, Equipment, & Software

Music Library Facilities Statistics:

  • 3,740 gross square feet
  • Seating capacity of 50
  • c. 31,000 vols
  • 5 study tables
  • 12 carrels
  • white board
  • 2 PC tables & 1 long PC counter
  • Bench, 4 upholstered chairs, and 3 occasional tables

 

Public Equipment/Software:

Fifteen public workstations provide access to GIL, GALILEO, the Internet, Microsoft Office, CougarNet, CD/DVD playback/burning, Finale and Sibelius, and MacGAMUT.  Workstation no. 7 supports Jaws and Zoom Text and all PCs are networked to a *b&w printer. Four workstations are connected to flatbed scanners and one walk-up Scannx station is connected to a large flatbed scanner and a document feeder scanner. Two VHS players, three LP players, two audiocassette players and WiFi are available in the Music Library. Two Chromebooks and three laptops may be checked out for a two-hour loan period.

*Faculty/staff and non-CSU patrons may print from the six PC workstations along the counter. Print jobs will go to the Service Desk.

Visitors:

Visitors should sign in at the Service Desk. As a special collection, it is expected that non-CSU patrons are engaged in music research and comply with the CSU Music Library and Columbus State University computer use guidelines . Visitors that would like to use media playback equipment or computers must present a current picture ID to staff at the desk. Staff must log visitors on to PCs. Print jobs may be claimed at the Service Desk ($.10 per page).

School of Music Keyboard Lab:

The Music Library provides public access to the School's Electronic Keyboard/PC/Mac Lab during the library's normal operating schedule. The Lab is used for class instruction and by CSU students for related projects. It is administered by the School of Music.

Instructional Technology Support Equipment:

The Music Library stores and circulates to faculty/staff a small collection of instructional support equipment: 6' portable screen; 27" TV with a DVD/VHS player; audiocassette player; boom box; LP player; portable digital video projector; overhead projector.

Faculty/staff must check out in person and return equipment during the normal music library operating schedule; reservations are highly recommended. Equipment use is limited to the RiverCenter or CSU downtown-area affiliated facilities.  Faculty/staff are expected to know how to operate equipment prior to checking it out.  Music Library staff do not deliver, pick up, or repair equipment. Repair requests are forwarded to ITS.