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Get to know Lewis Music
- About the Lewis Music Library
- Floor plan & map (pdf)
- Music on the news blog: Events, concerts, & exhibits
- What’s the Score? newsletters
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Two-minute video tour
Search our collections
- To find books, scores, CDs, & more in the Lewis Music Library, search Barton.
- To look for articles & e-resources, search BartonPlus. (See our guide on Finding music materials in BartonPlus.)
Learn about our collections
- About our collections
- Streaming audio & video (Naxos, etc.)
- Inventions of Note sheet music
- Music at MIT Oral History Collection
- Guide to call numbers in Lewis Music
- New books, CDs, DVDs, & scores
Research guides: tools & databases for your topic
Here you will find some of the most comfortable chairs on campus and some great equipment.
- Comfortable seating and large study tables on both floors.
- Listening carrels containing compact disc players, turntables, cassette tape decks, VCRs, laserdisc, and DVD players are located on the mezzanine.
Spaces are first come, first served.
- Two group study rooms on the mezzanine. Larger room has an LCD screen with laptop connectors.
- Group viewing/listening room equipped with a VCR, laserdisc, and DVD players.
The Lewis Music Library does not have 24/7 study space. Space is available in the nearby Hayden Library. See 24/7 study spaces for complete information.