Resources For Special Borrowers

A list of library & related resources for Preparatory & Continuing Education Students, Alumni, and other Special Borrowers at the Cleveland Institute of Music.

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Borrowing Materials

General Information

Library Collections of Note

  • Books for young people. A collection of books for young people about music and musicians can be found in the display at the front of the library.

  • Media Center. All special borrowers have in-library use privileges at the Robinson Music Library's Media Center. Grab your library card at the Circulation Desk and watch a DVD or listen to a recording (on CD or online) in our media center.

Local Finding Aids

Cleveland Area Public Libraries

Public libraries with major music collections include:

  • Cleveland Public Library (CPL), Main Library, Fine Arts Department. A CPL library card entitles you to borrow materials via ClevNet, a network which displays holdings for all CPL branch libraries as well as affiliated independent public libraries.

  • Cleveland Heights-University Heights Public Library. A ClevNet library with an excellent CD collection.

  • Cuyahoga County Public Library (CCPL). This library system creates areas of particular subject emphasis that are divided among their regional libraries. The Mayfield Branch has the most comprehensive collection of music in CCPL. A CCPL library card also entitles you to borrow from OhioLink, a statewide network of libraries.

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ILL Request How-To

Inter-Library Loan info used to borrow resources held by non-Case/CIM Libraries.

RequestIt!

Submit a request for the library to purchase a resource.

Request Orchestral Parts

Request a part from the Orchestra Library.

Naxos Music Library

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Hear live CIM concerts online at InstantEncore

Listen in the Media Center

libguides.cim.edu/MediaCenter