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The function of the musikene multimedia library is to meet all its students’ and teachers’ information and document needs. It also offers a space where students and teachers can come to study and consult the library resources and avail of a series of other services specially designed to fulfil these needs.

A team of four people are in charge of creating, maintaining and making the varied collection of nearly 50,000 documents known and accessible. The multimedia library is divided into the following areas: a lending and reference room, an office area and a document repository.

Opening hours

During term time (as per the school calendar published on the school’s website), opening hours are as follows:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
10.00-17.00 10.00-17.00 10.00-17.00 10.00-17.00 10.00-15.00
  • The multimedia library will remain closed during Christmas and Easter school holidays and during the month of August.
  • The library will be open in the morning in June once classes have finished, from 9.00 to13.00 and in July and September (until term commences) from 10.00 to 13.00.
  • The library will remain closed outside these hours.

The Collection

On December 31, 2010, the library had a total of 48,838 documents, broken down as follows:

Library Documents
(dated December 31, 2010)

Total
Books 8,854
Scores 19,213
CDs. 11,828
DVDs. 1,111
Videos. 70
Vinyl records (33 rpm) 4,793
CD-ROMs 71
Audio cassettes 23
Magazines (titles) 231
Documents not available for lending 665
Sheet Music for Musical Groups 947
Others 69
Unpublished documents 963
TOTAL 48,838

Lending of Documents

Students

  • Books, scores, CDs, DVDs: 4 documents may be borrowed at any one time (but only 1 DVD).
  • Maximum loan period: 1 month.
  • Renewals: the term of the loan of an item or material may be extended twice for periods of 2 weeks but only if the material has not been reserved by other users.
  • Reservations: a maximum of 2 reservations may be made at any one time (reservations are made by the user using the OPAC).

Teachers, non-teaching staff

  • Books, scores, CDs, DVDs: 10 documents may be borrowed simultaneously (only 2 DVDs).
  • Maximum duration of loan: 1 month
  • Renewals: the term of the loan of an item or material may be extended 4 times for periods of 2 weeks but only if the material has not been reserved by other users.
  • Reservations: a maximum of 2 reservations may be made at any one time (reservations are made by the user using the OPAC).

FPPS students, research alumni

FPPS are students who have passed their final degree exams but who have not yet presented their research work (Final Project Pending).

  • Books, scores, CDs, DVDs: 1 document for 1 month.
  • Renewals: the term of the loan of an item or material may be extended once for a period of 2 weeks but only if the material has not been reserved by other users.
  • Reservations: a maximum of 1 reservation may be made at any one time (reservations are made by the user using the OPAC).

Summary of lending terms

Students
External users
Teachers
Non-teaching staff
FPPSs
Research alumni
Books, scores, CD and DVD loans 4 items / 1 month 10 items / 1 month 1 items / 1 month
Restrictions 1 DVD 2 DVDs 1 DVD
Renewals 2 renewals. (2 weeks each) 4 renewals (2 weeks each) 1 renewal (2 weeks each)
Reservations 2 reservations 2 reservations 1 reservation
  • Overdue documents: No new items may be borrowed nor library service availed of if the user has any material unreturned and overdue.
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