The Henry Madden Library is located in the center of the campus. It is the largest academic library building in the CSU system, with a modern new wing that opened in February 2009, and holds more than one million volumes, to which thousands of new items are added each year.In addition to print materials many online resources are available to students. The new library building provides state-of-the-art research and study space, a laptop lending program, individual study carrels and group study rooms.
You will find the Music & Media Library http://libguides.csufresno.edu/musicandmedia on the 3 rd floor of the Madden Library.Shelved here are more than 45,000 music scores, 23,000 compact discs, 42,000 LP's and 6,000 videos.Listening and viewing equipment is available in the department and most materials may be borrowed to use at home.Online streaming music services, such as Naxos Music Library and Smithsonian Global Sound, are available for student use as well.
Visit the library and help yourself to some of the information sheets available, or introduce yourself to one of the staff at the Reference Desk and in Music & Media to get started in your exploration of this excellent campus library.
The East Wing of the Music Building houses the Department computer lab for use in connection with music courses. Access to the lab, Room 234A, is through Department approval. High quality laser printers are provided for use in any of the computer labs on campus at a charge of ten cents per page. Students may add printing costs to their University Student ID cards using any of the mini manager machines located around campus.
Room 234A is exclusively for the use of the Music Department and is provided with the hardware and software needed to support courses in composition, arranging and music technology. It has been provided with Macintosh computers, to which MIDI capabilities (including keyboards) have been added. The stations also have special music software used in some theory and arranging classes, as well as software used in marching band techniques classes.