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Music Collections of Northeast Ohio: Oberlin College Conservatory Library

Northeast Ohio is home to many unique music-related collections found in libraries and archives. This display highlights eight Northeast Ohio repositories of music resources.

Catalogs and Finding Aids


Students, faculty and staff with a BW library card may request items through the  Ohio-LINK catalog or check items out by visiting in person (BW library card required.)

Access to special collections is by appointment only.  Interested patrons can contact Jeremy Smith at (440) 775-5181 or send an inquiry to:


About the Oberlin Conservatory Library

The Oberlin Conservatory Library's collection includes a substantial foundation of Western art music from all historical periods, complete editions of the works of major composers,  an expanding collection in the areas of women musicians and American, ethnic, contemporary, jazz, folk, and popular music.  The Conservatory Library’s Special Collections  include the following collections:



Contact: (440) 775-8280 ;  

Address: 77 West College Street, Oberlin, OH 44074-1588