Reference & Instruction
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 217-300-5898 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Information about accessing course reserves and instructions for placing items on reserve.
Request items not owned by the University of Illinois or the I-Share Library System.
See what you have checked out, when it’s due, and renew it online.
Discover what new titles have been added to the Music and Performing Arts Library recently.
Recommend titles for the Music and Performing Arts Library to purchase in any format.
Information about hardware and software, scanners, and copiers available in the Library.
MPAL has iPads that circulate for one week. Ask at the Circulation Desk.
MPAL has portable CD/DVD players that circulate for one week. Ask at the Circulation Desk.
MPAL has charging cords, adapter cords, and other items to check out. Ask at the Circulation Desk.
Wireless Access in the Library
Connecting phones, tablets, or laptops to the campus wireless network.
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.
The Library does not offer this service to the public, but the School of Music Audio and Video Services does.