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Music and Dance Help Desk

The Music & Dance Help Desk provides reference and circulation services, library use instruction, and collection development service in support of the BYU School of Music and Department of Dance. It also supports the musical enrichment of the entire campus, local community custom research paper and world wide membership of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

Music and Dance Library Entry (Level 4 north stairwell)

Music & Dance collections rank among the finest and most respected of the nation. In addition to a substantial core collection of books, scores, sound recordings and journals, the collections are distinguished by extensive holdings of manuscripts, special collections and archives.

Music and Dance Reading Room (incl. reference collection, current periodicals)

Two of the most notable special collections are The International Harp Archives and The Primrose International Viola Archive. Total holdings are estimated to exceed 500,000 titles. The facilities feature a spacious listening lab, a beautifully appointed reference and reading room, a technology enhanced seminar room, and a state-of-the-art audio and video preservation lab.

Music and Dance Stacks

Primrose International Viola Archive (PIVA)

Help Desk Hours

Mon-Thu: 8am-9pm
Fri: 8am-6pm
Sat: 10am-6pm

All services are closed on Tuesdays for devotionals and forums from 10:45 to noon.

Exceptions to regular hours


The Music & Dance Help Desk is located on the north side of the 4th floor of the HBLL

Contact Us

Phone: (801) 422-1725
Email: music_reference@byu.edu

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