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Lewis Music Library

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Want to listen to some great music?

The MIT Libraries offers streaming audio and video to members of the MIT community, wherever you are.

From classical to jazz to folk music – we’ve got something for everyone.

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Our locations remain closed for in-person services, but we offer 24/7 study space for students.

Here you will find some of the most comfortable chairs on campus and some great equipment.

Digital audio and music technology

  • Audio Lab, containing two editing stations with MIDI keyboards, audio software, and digital mixers; plus a digital piano, a theremin, a podcast mic, and a turntable for scratching.  (MIT community only)
  • Gaming room (14E-114M), group viewing/listening room equipped with an Xbox, VCR, and CD and DVD players.
  • Music software, including score notation, audio recording/editing, and music XML (MIT community only)
  • Digital conversion of LPs, cassettes, and CDs
  • Digital pianos
  • Xbox
  • Group viewing/listening

Equipment to check out

These items may be borrowed by MIT Community members only; visitors are welcomed to use these items in the library. A complete list is available on the Equipment Quick Guide.

  • Portable audio and video recorders
  • Headphones
  • Region-free DVD player
  • MIDI keyboard
  • CD/DVD drives
  • Music stands