The UNLV Music Library, located in the Beam Music Center. Administratively a part of the UNLV Libraries system, the Music Library's primary goal is to support the curriculum of the School of Music and the teaching and research needs of faculty and students. The Music Library includes:

  • 30,000+ scores, many with performance materials
  • 13,300+ sound recordings
  • 3,300+ video recordings
  • 4 desktop computers with Finale music notation software
  • Wireless connectivity for laptop use
  • Group listening and study room that can be reserved in advance
  • Loanable headphones, external CD/DVD drives, and SD/XD memory card readers
  • A growing selection of electronic resources available from off campus to students and faculty
  • Collected sets (complete or in progress) for more than 90 composers
  • A standard collection of monuments and major music research serials
  • A growing collection of music facsimile reprints
  • Interlibrary loan items can be requested via the library and picked up at the Music Library upon arrival
  • Physical course reserves (including items normally shelved at Lied Library) maintained in the Music Library for class use

Student Workers

The Music Library employs eight to nine student workers. If you are interested in working in the Music Library, please fill out the UNLV Libraries Student Employee Application.


Music Library Service Desk

Information, including scheduling of tours.
Phone: 702-895-2541

Michael Platt

Library Assistant III
Phone: 702-895-2547