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Audio Collection

The library collection consists of audio sound recordings on music, literature, language studies, and educational curricula. The collection is intended for on-site use and lending is only possible for lecturers and students during a lesson. Audio systems are available to users and allow individual listening for up to eight users.

Due to copyright restrictions recording of audio material is not possible. Specialist reference service on music and audio is given at the service desks. Photocopying of items in the music room is permitted unless otherwise stated on the shelf or on the item itself.

Music Collection

Users may search the entire music collection via the OneSearch system which indicates that an item is audio with a special icon. The Music Collection includes:

- Music of the western world - from ancient to contemporary
- Ethnic music and world music
- Jazz
- Jewish Music
- Arabic music
- Israeli music - classical, easy and ethnic


The collection consists of about 2,000 titles primarily in Western classical music. The entire score collection is in the Media Wing.
Scores are on the open shelves and are available for use to the University of Haifa community.

Music videos

The collection consists of videos on educational programs on music, biographies of artists and composers, opera productions, concerts, ballet, movies, music and more. Video recordings are in the format of tapes and DVDs. Please check OneSearch or the library catalog for available formats.

Reference Tools

Databases such as The Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians

Encyclopedias and dictionaries

Naxos Database - an online database that includes 5,000 CDs published by Naxos
"Milhan" Index to songs and songbooks