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Music Media and Technology Suite: Hours of Operation

Music Media and Technology Suite Hours: 2020-2021 
The Music Media and Technology Suite will be closed from Monday, March 16, 2020 until at least the end of the Spring 2020 term.

The Music Library will be closed to visitors for the remainder of 2020; however, virtual reference, curbside pickup and scan/email services will be available to students, faculty and staff throughout the fall term. Read a FAQ about the Music Library's Fall 2020 re-opening plan here.    

For assistance, please email Music Librarian Drew Gatto at



Located within the Music Media and Technology Suite, Phillips Exeter Academy's Music Library gives students, faculty and staff the opportunity to explore the literature of music in a convenient and comfortable setting. It also serves as a resource through which students may supplement and enrich their classroom, ensemble and private lesson experiences. The Music Library's collection currently exceeds 7000 items and consists of books, scores and sheet music representing a variety of musical traditions. Particularly well represented are works for solo piano, voice, and chamber music ensembles, as well as larger works from the choral and orchestral repertoire.

Research Strategy for Music

This guide is organized to help you in the research process, which usually proceeds from general sources to more specific materials.

STEP 1:  Begin with Reference Sources (print and online) for background information

STEP 2:  Find Books (overviews and monographs)

STEP 3:  Look for articles in Magazines & Journals 

STEP 4:  Search for Recordings. These can be found through Biblion searches (try an author search) or in a streaming database such as Naxos Music Library.

STEP 5:  If necessary, locate Sheet Music

Subject Guide

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