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Music Library
Yale University Library
120 High Street
PO Box 208240
New Haven, CT 06520-8240 USA
Phone: (203) 432-0492 FAX: (203) 432-7339
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Facilities
The Irving S. Gilmore Music Library is located within Sterling Memorial Library; the entrance is on the first floor next to the Newspaper Room. There are three levels:

bulletThe first floor houses the circulation desk, Recordings Collection, the reference office, and the Historical Sound Recordings/American Musical Theatre office;
bulletThe mezzanine level houses the Reference Collection, Periodicals Collection, and Music Library office suite; and
bulletThe basement level houses the circulating collection stacks.
bulletNetwork connections for laptops are available in the Reference Room and at the carrels in the Periodicals Room and basement stacks; wireless service is also available throughout the library. A cluster of six research workstations is located on the main level. One workstation is available for readers with visual disabilities and also supports web pages in non-Roman script.
bullet Photocopiers are located on the first floor (between offices ML112 and ML115) and on the mezzanine beside the elevator. The copiers only take copy cards which can be purchased in the nave of Sterling Memorial Library.
bulletLibrary room numbers are as follows: ML1-4 are in the basement, ML100-115 are on the main level, ML101M-108M are on the mezzanine level.
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Exhibit areas are on the main level and the mezzanine.

A floor plan is available at the circulation desk.

Teaching Facilities
Teaching facilities include two seminar rooms on the main level and the Historical Sound Recordings Seminar Room in the basement.

Study facilities
Study facilities include reading tables and armchairs in the Reference Room on the mezzanine level; study carrels in the Periodicals Room on the mezzanine level and in the basement; the Harold E. Samuel Recordings Listening Area with 40 listening stations (with various combinations of CD players, cassette tape players, and turntables), two video stations, and a Clavinova on the main level; and a Rare Books Reading Room on the mezzanine level.