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Locating Library Materials:
USearch is the discovery system for the University of Miami's Libraries. There are several different options for limiting your initial search:
  • Everything - Includes all physical materials (books, scores, CDs, DVDs, etc.), archival materials (Cuban Heritage Collection, University Archives, Special Collections), UM Digital Collections, journal articles, and e-books.
  • Library Catalog - Excludes journal articles and UM Digital Collections.
  • Course Reserves - Find books and other materials placed on reserve for courses by instructors.
  • UM Digital Collections - UM theses and dissertations and select digitized materials from the Cuban Heritage Collection, University Archives, and Special Collections.

More Options

Digital Scores and Recordings:
Music Databases:
Link List
Library Services:
Reference Consultations:
  • Sara Manus, Director of the Weeks Music Library, is available to help you locate materials for study and performance. Send her an e-mail to set up an appointment. 
Creative Studio at Weeks:
  • Mac and PC computers with specialized software, including Sibelius, Ableton Live 10, Logic Pro X, Pro Tools, Cubase 10, Studio One 4, and MuseScore 3.
  • Offers equipment for checkout, including microphones, Midi keyboards, audio recorders, and mobile audio adapters. Equipment can be reserved at this link.
  • Two audio production booths that can be reserved for 3-hour slots (9 am-12 pm; 2-5 pm), Monday-Friday. Reserve the booths here.
  • Emerging Technologies Librarian Nick Aponte is available to instruct you on software equipment. You can set up an appointment with him here.

Creative Studio at Richter:

  • Richter offers large and small-format high quality printing. Please note that you must submit final poster drafts 3 business days in advance (printing service is only available M-F). Visit this link for pricing and details about how to submit a print job. 
  • Richter has lots of equipment available for checkout, including digital cameras, VR headsets, green screens, and a portable studio. See this link for a full list of equipment and the reservation system. 

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