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Upcoming Tours & Intro Workshops |  Searching Orbis for Music |  Music Research | Workshops



Orientation Tours & Intro to the Online Catalog

Scheduled Sessions

bullet  No further tours scheduled at the moment. Inquire with musiclibrary@yale.edu to request a tour (no minimum # of attendees)

Tour and Workshop description:
bullet  Scope of the music collections
bullet  Organization of the library and its collections
bullet  Information on borrowing materials, listening to recordings, and using archival or rare materials

Searching Orbis for Music -- Become an expert searcher on Orbis

Don't settle for information overload! The library's holdings include tens of thousands of recordings, books, and scores. Sometimes searching the catalog can be challenging. Learn how to find what you want quickly and easily.

To schedule an appointment click here.

Workshop description:
bullet  Find books, scores, or recordings quickly and precisely
bullet  Reduce result sets of thousands of records to a few pertinent ones
bullet  Learn ways to refine searches or organize lengthy lists
bullet  Locate facsimile editions and original manuscripts or archival collections
bullet  Limit searches to particular languages, libraries, date ranges, or formats


Music Research Workshops

The staff of the Music Library welcomes requests from faculty or groups of students for research sessions tailored to your needs.  For more information, please contact Remi Castonguay, Public Services and Projects Librarian.