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Library Work Perks for Staff and Faculty

Check out new music resources

There are two ways to check out the latest new music resources in the CBB collection. 

1. You can search for what you would like and then scroll down the facets on the left side of the screen (under Refine your Results), and use the New Records option(s) to see the newest materials. The New Records facet may not appear of there have not been new additions that meet your search criteria within the past three months.

2. You can save a search in Bates LibrarySearch and turn on notifications. You can search for a favorite artist, genre, etc. For example, one could sign in to Bates LibrarySearch and do an advanced search for subject contains sound recordings OR subject contains streaming audio. Click Save query (between the search criteria and the search results). Click the push pin/thumb tack icon in the upper right of the screen to see your favorites. Under My Favorites, click Saved Searches. Click the bell icon to set an alert for that search. 



You can check out CDs, vinyl/LPs and much more: 

  • Search the catalog by Author using the name of the artist. Example: search Mitchell, Joni
  • Scores (of Scores!) M1-1500 call number range for scores located on the ground floor of Ladd outside the Audio room by the vending machine. Click for map
  • Headphones can be checked out for building use only.
  • Turntables are located in the AV area.
  • Music composition room available
  • Books about music (not scores of music) and how to play an instrument  are in call number ranges ML and MT  located centrally on the Ground floor. Rolling stacks.



Electronic Resource & Streaming Music