Get to know Lewis Music
- About the Lewis Music Library
- Floor plan & directory (pdf)
- Music on the news site
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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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- To find books, scores, CDs & more, search Barton and limit by Formats/Types.
- To look for articles & e-resources, search BartonPlus. (See our guide on Finding music materials in BartonPlus.)
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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
- Group viewing/listening
Equipment to check out
- Portable audio and video recorders
- Region-free DVD player
- MIDI keyboard
- CD/DVD drives
- Music stands
- 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.
Two group study rooms on the mezzanine are available on a first come, first served basis. Larger room has an LCD screen with laptop connectors.
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.