Libraries and Hours Ask a Librarian


Submit Course Reserves

Music Library staff handle course reserve requests for music and dance classes. We can place tangible items on reserve, as well as processing files for electronic reserve, including audio files. Please visit the CUL course reserves web page or contact a Music Library staff member at for assistance.

BorrowDirect and Interlibrary Loan

Requests: Use BorrowDirect or Interlibrary Loan to request materials not held at Cornell; materials held at the Library Annex can be sent to the Cornell Library of your choice or will be scanned and sent to you electronically.

Purchase Requests

You may suggest materials for purchase online.

Or, you may contact us at To help expedite your request, please enter as complete a citation as possible (title, author, year, publisher, etc). You will be contacted by a librarian regarding your request.

Research Assistance

Music Library staff are available to offer assistance throughout your research process. Visit the Music Reference desk or send an e-mail to to set up an appointment.

Instruction Sessions and Tours

To schedule an instruction session or class tour, contact Lenora Schneller or Tracey Snyder.

Billing/Account Questions

If you have questions about music materials on your account or questions about billings, please contact the Music Library reference desk staff at


To request reproductions of Music Library materials, please submit your request online. All requests are reviewed by a Music Library staff member and are subject to Copyright and Fair Use.