Welcome to the Cook Music Library

The William and Gayle Cook Music Library at Indiana University, recognized as one of the largest academic music libraries in the world, serves the world-renowned Jacobs School of Music and the Bloomington Campus of Indiana University. Its librarians and staff also support the graduate students enrolled in the nationally recognized Master of Library Science with Music Specialization program.

Reserves

Find books, scores, recordings:
IUCAT | Music Collections Online (MCO) | IU Pages Online (digital scores) | WorldCat | More...

Find music research databases:
RILM AbstractsJSTOR | Music Index Online | Proquest Dissertations Online | More...

Find music encyclopedias and reference tools:
Grove Music Online (Oxford) | Garland Encylopedia of World Music | Chicago Manual of Style Online | More...

Find streaming audio and video of music:
Naxos Music | MetOpera On Demand | Berlin Philharmonic | Smithsonian Global Sound | More...

TWITTER @iumuslib

Today's Hours

8:00am - 5:00pm All hours

Amenities

  • Building Access From the Jordan Avenue entrance, take the elevator to Floor 1F. Turn left; the library is at the end of the hallway. From the western entrances (not Speech and Hearing), take the elevator up to Floor 1F. Turn left; the library is at the end of the hallway. Within the library, the elevator will give access to each floor. Building Access
  • Computer WorkstationsStudent Technology Center on first floor with 37 PC workstations and one Adaptive Technology workstation. Student Technology Center on third floor with 20 Mac workstations (18 with MIDI keyboards) and 53 PC workstations (19 with MIDI keyboards). Computer Workstations
  • PrintingBoth color and b/w printing are available in the library. Printing
  • Media Showing RoomCook Music Library seminar rooms (M263, M267, M271) may be reserved not more than two weeks in advance by contacting musched@indiana.edu. Media Showing Room
  • CarrelsStudy carrels are located on first and second floors. Jacobs School of Music graduate students may request a carrel assignment. Anyone may study at unoccupied carrels. Carrels
  • ScanningStandard sized scanners available on first floor across from circulation desk, and at STC stations 1-2 and 1-3. Large bed scanners available on third floor at STC stations 3-9 and 3-18. Scanning
  • Copy Machine(s)Two copy machines in the Copy Room, room 162. 14 cents a page with a Campus Access card, 20 cents using coins and one dollar bills. Color copying available on machines with IU login. Copy Machine(s)
  • Reserve ServicesLocated in the Reserve Room next to the circulation desk. Personal and AV reserves located behind circulation desk. Two reserve items may be checked out at a time. Reserve items are due in two hours unless otherwise noted on the item. Reserve Services
  • TechnologyJacobs School of Music students, faculty, and staff may come to the circulation desk to reserve and borrow digital audio recorders. Various adaptors and cables are offered as well. Jacobs School of Music faculty, students, and staff may reserve and borrow laptops, projectors, a webcam, and a PowerPoint presenter by contacting musicits@indiana.edu. Technology
  • Group Study SpaceCook Music Library seminar rooms (M263, M267, M271) may be reserved not more than two weeks in advance by contacting musched@indiana.edu. Group Study Space
  • Quiet Study SpaceThe second floor is reserved for quiet study. Quiet Study Space
  • Presentation RoomsCook Music Library seminar rooms (M263, M267, M271) may be reserved not more than two weeks in advance by contacting musched@indiana.edu. Presentation Rooms
  • Food ServiceFood and beverages are available at the Jacobs School of Music Cafe, just outside the entrance to the library. Open when classes are in session: Mon-Thurs, 8am-3pm, Fri. 8am-2pm. Closed during summer & breaks. Food and beverages are allowed in Cook Music Library. Food Service

Contact Info

Simon Music Library & Recital Center
location: 200 South Jordan Ave
mailing: 1201 E. 3rd St.
Bloomington, IN 47405
(812) 855-8541
Philip Ponella
Philip Ponella - Director
(812) 855-2970

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