Welcome to the Music Library Guide. The G. R. Little Music Library continues to serve as a satellite location of the G. R. Little Library since April 2013 when it was first opened in the Mickey L. Burnim Fine Arts Center, second floor, room 234.
In this guide, you will find information about how to access music resources, monthly music library exhibits and activities, music library electronic newspapers, open-access resources as well as information about music research.
In this guide, you will also find our NEW addition "Virtual Music Library Platform" that includes recorded conversations from your librarian, virtual monthly exhibits and many more! Please stay tuned for these virtual activities!
Note: This guide is in constant development, so please excuse some empty tabs or under construction tabs while you are viewing this guide. If you come across any broken links or want to give advice on improving the guide, please do not hesitate to get in touch with your music librarian.
Fall 2023 Music Library Hours
Monday - 9:00 am to 6:00 pm (closed 1 pm - 2 pm)
Tuesday - 9:00 am to 6:00 pm (closed 1 pm - 2 pm)
Wednesday - 9:00 am to 6:00 pm (closed 1 pm - 2 pm)
Thursday - 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm (until 9 pm at the main library)
Friday - 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (closed 1 pm - 2 pm)
Closed on Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays.
NOTE: Please note that our operating hours may vary, and any changes will be communicated to you by the Music Librarian either by e-mail or a note on the music library door. The Music Librarian may have periods of unavailability for various reasons, including serving at the main library during certain evenings and Sundays, university obligations/meetings, personal time off, classroom teaching, attendance at professional library conferences, break for lunch and dedicated one-on-one meetings with students and faculty.
If you require assistance outside these hours or wish to schedule a virtual library research consultation, please email the Music Librarian.
Services & Resources at the Music Library:
Six Computers & Printer
Books (Music Reference/Research, Literature on music history and criticism, Music theory and instruction)
Some Music Periodicals in Print (Downbeat, Billboard, American Music Teacher, etc.)
Music Scores (solo instruments and chamber music, vocal music, full scores, etc.)
CD’s and DVD’s, LP’s
Research Assistance (one-on-one consultation with librarian)
Printing is free of charge for library users under limited copies of materials.
Who can use the music library?
Although the music library mainly targets to supplement/support the university's music program, the music library is open for all of the ECSU students who need to use resources in house and interested in exploring music-related resources. The community users are also welcome to use the music library.
What to expect from your music librarian?
Start your research by helping you create a search strategy.
Select credible information sources.
Find information through the library catalog, library databases, and even open-access search engines.
Help you evaluate the information you have found to ensure “quality” information.
Avoid plagiarism and cite your sources.
Team up with your librarian today and schedule a library reference consultation in person or virtually by emailing her.
G.R. Little Library
Elizabeth City State University