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Interesting facts about the Music Library

-  You can ring bind your assignments at a minimum cost.

-  Copy credits available here.  Cash only.

-  Peaceful place to study.

-  Friendly staff

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Welcome to the Music subject guide. This is a OneStep guide for students, researchers and staff of the Music Department.  

Music Library Hours

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
7:30 - 19:00 8:30 - 19:00 7:30 - 19:00 7:30 - 19:00 7:30 - 16:00 09:00 - 13:00




*Please note these times are subject to change. For more information visit


Where is the Music Library?

The Music Library is situated in the Musaion Building on the Hatfield Campus.

The Music Library came into existence in 1960, at the same time as the Department of Music. Because of the uniqueness of its collection - it was established on its own premises as a branch of the Department of Library Services. Today its extensive collections include books, serials, sheet music, cd's, gramophone records, dvd's and videos. Orchestral music is a major component of the sheet music collection. The audio-visual facilities include listening tables and a sound proof room for videos and dvd's.





Other Music Disciplines

Music Education - you can also find books on Music Education at the Groenkloof Library

Music Therapy - you can also find books on Music therapy at the Medical Library

Music Technology - you can also find books on Music Technology at the Merensky Library

Information Specialist

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Isobel Rycroft
Information Specialist
Music Library
+27 (0)12 420 2069/2317