A student checks out a computer at the library

Education, Music and Media offers a wide-ranging mix of collections and services, providing subject expertise in education and music, and combining a variety of media formats. 

Visit us to check out DVDs, CDs, digital equipment, music scores and books, educational games, and cultural objects. The area also offers materials to support K-12 teaching in all subjects, music scores, and related reference materials.

Use OneSearch to find items in these collections. Expert research assistance is available via Ask A Librarian or by contacting the Education, Music and Media staff. 

Education, Music and Media is located on the Lower Level of Bracken Library (LL West).


  • Check out course reserves for School of Music, Teacher’s College, and general media reserves.
  • Consult research guides for a range of music and education-related subjects.
  • Meet with subject specialist librarians for help with research and projects.
    • Lisa Jarrell – Head of Education, Music and Media and education subject specialist
    • Amy Edmonds – Music and Media Librarian and music subject specialist
  • Borrow laptops, cameras, chargers, headphones, MIDI keyboards, or a portable electronic piano.
  • Take a technologyeducation, or music workshop.
  • Schedule instruction sessions customized to address course goals and assignments.
  • Study in spaces for both group and individual work. 
  • Reserve a meeting room.
  • Watch a video in one of the viewing booths.
  • Scan photos and documents on large format scanners.
  • Use specialized software on Macs or PCs.
  • Create or edit music with Finale 25 and other software.
  • Listen to CDs on nearby CD players , Mac or PC computers.
  • Listen to classic LPs on a turntable with a USB port.