Music / Audio Visual / Microform Room

Location: 3rd floor, entering from Chater Hall (see map)

Office Hours: (see Music/AV/Microform Room Hours)

The Music/AV/Microform Room contains our audio and visual recordings, as well as our microform collection of newspapers, journals and other sources.

These collections are searchable through our online catalogue. There are two computers available in the Microform Room for searching the online catalogue. A telephone with a direct line to the Circulation Desk is provided for access to the collection outside regular office hours.

Music/AV/Microform Room Features:

  • 3 listening stations (2 CD, 1 cassette, 1 LP)
  • 2 viewing stations (TV with VCR and DVD player)
  • 2 microform viewing stations (1 microfilm/fiche reader/printer - uses a photocopy card [$0.10 per page], 1 digital microform scanner)

Borrowing Guidelines:

Items you may borrow (with valid ID):

  • CDs (3-day loan) – limit of 3 at a time (some exceptions apply)
  • Videos and DVDs (1-day loan) – limit of 1 at a time 
  • Reserve items (3-hour loan) – limit of 1 at a time

Items "For Use in Library Only":

  • All microform
  • Records 
  • Audio cassettes
  • CD box sets
  • Reserve material

Replication Services:

Our office also provides replication services when time permits. For copies of obituary notices or articles from our microform collection, please provide the title, volume, year, issue, and page of the serial, as well as the name of the deceased or title/author of the article.