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Streaming Music

The Libraries subscribe to several streaming music databases, such as:

  • Music Online: American Music: Includes jazz, blues, gospel, ragtime, folk songs, and narratives, as well as additional material from the European-American and African-American musical tradition. Over 600,000 tracks.
  • Smithsonian Global Sound: Includes Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, as well as Folkways Records, Cook, Dyer-Bennet, Fast Folk, Monitor, Paredon and other labels. A great resource for folk and world musics.

These collections can be accessed on- or off-campus, from a computer or phone, by logging in with your App State credentials. 

CDs & Vinyl

The Music Library, located on the second floor of the Broyhill Music Center, has:

  • CDs available for checkout in all musical genres
  • Vinyl available for checkout, primarily classical music

You can browse in-person at the Music Library or search the catalog for the album you'd like and request that it be sent to the main library for pickup.