Special Programs/Student Organizations 9.3
9.3. Special Music Collections at SJSU
The Ira. F. Brilliant Center for Beethoven Studies is the only center of its kind in the United States. It contains many valuable resources by Beethoven, including several original manuscripts and a lock of the composer's hair. The Director of the Center is Prof. William Meredith. The Center is located in the MLK Library, and is open forty hours per week from Monday through Saturday.
The Music Resource Center is located in M114. Students may check out scores and records from the Resource Center, and also may consult the various reference books available there. Hours vary from semester to semester and are posted outside M114. Call (408) 924-4639 or email Mr. Paul Olivo for further information. Other scores and recordings are located in the main library.
Music Education Center
The Music Education Center is located in M168 and is open to all music education classes and students. General music instruments and printed resources for all levels and genres are available for perusal and research. Hours vary each semester and are posted outside MUS168. For more information contact Dr. Diana Hollinger.
Music Lending Library
The Music Lending Library is located in M179 and is open to all music majors. The Library contains scores, textbooks, periodicals, and other materials of interest to music majors. Check out and return is on the honor system, and the library is available during Music Office Hours (9:00AM-noon, 1:00PM-5:00PM M-F).