Ohio University

Music & Dance Library


The Music and Dance Library collections reflect the course offerings and faculty interests of the Ohio University Schools of Music, Dance, and Interdisciplinary Arts. The collections include books and periodicals on music and dance, music scores, and recordings, all of which are cataloged on ALICE and are available for students, faculty, staff, and community members to use.


The Music and Dance Library has five PCs, twelve Macintosh computers, two scanners, one black and white printer, and two MIDI keyboards available for public use.  Software in the library includes Finale 2014, Macgamut, Boardmaker, and Adobe Creative Cloud Suite.

An audio-visual room in the library provides access to record, Blu-Ray, VHS, and cassette players. The room is equipped with a 40-inch flat-screen HDTV and studio-quality speakers.


The Music and Dance Library is located on the fifth floor of Robert Glidden Hall.

Mailing address: 530 Glidden Hall, 1 Ohio University, Athens, OH  45701

Street address: 3 Health Center Drive, Athens, OH  45701


Quick Links:

CatalogsALICE | OhioLINK | WorldCat

Databases: RILM | Music Index | Music Periodicals Database Performing Arts Periodicals Database EJC | JSTOR Project MUSE | PsycINFO | PubMed | ERIC | ProQuest Dissertations & Theses | RISM 

Dictionaries & EncyclopediasOxford Music Online (Grove Music) |  Encyclopedia of Popular Music

Online Audio: Naxos Music Library | Naxos Music Library Jazz

Online Video: Opera in Video | OntheBoards.Tv


Subject Guides:


Instrument and Voice Guides

Jazz History and Performance

Music Education

Music Research