Services at the Music and Performing Arts Library

Reference & Instruction

Ask Us!

Help using the library and conducting research

Instruction sessions for courses

If you are a Music, Dance, or Theatre faculty member and would like an individualized library presentation for your students, please contact the Music and Performing Arts Librarian, via phone 217.244.4072 or email dougan@illinois.edu.

Materials

Course Reserves

Information about accessing course reserves and instructions for placing items on reserve.

InterLibrary Loan

Request items not owned by the University of Illinois or the I-Share Library System.

My Library Account

See what you have checked out, when it's due, and renew it online.

New Titles List

Discover what new titles have been added to the Music and Performing Arts Library recently.

Recommend a Purchase

Recommend titles for the Music and Performing Arts Library to purchase in any format.

Technology

Computing, Printing, Scanning, and Copying

Information about hardware and software,scanners and copiers available in the Library.

iPads to Check Out

MPAL has five iPads that circulate for one week. Ask at the Circulation Desk.

Wireless Access in the Library

You may use your laptop in the Library if you have a wireless card and register with CITES or use the public wireless service.

Printing from your Laptop in the Library

How to print from your own device in the Library.

Off-campus Access to Online Library Resources

To access our online resources from off campus, you must use your Net ID. In some cases you may need to use the VPN client.

Video Tour of the Library's Services

To learn more about our services, please see this short video.