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Arts and Humanities Library
2nd Floor, West Pattee
Penn State University
Phone: 814-865-3616
Fax: 814-863-7502

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Music and Media Center
2nd Floor, West Pattee
Phone: 814-865-3616

News and Microforms Library
21 W Pattee (ground floor of Pattee Library, West Entrance, near MacKinnon's Cafe)

Architecture and Landscape Architecture Library
111 Stuckeman Family Building
University Park, PA 16802-1921
phone: 814-865-3614 


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Music and Media Center, W211 Pattee Library

The Walter and Doris Goldstein Music and Media Center, located on the second floor of West Pattee Library houses a collection of sound and video recordings, playback equipment including CD and DVD/Blu-Ray players, VCRs, televisions, turntables, cassette players, laserdisk players and computer with DVD drives.  Headphones, USB DVD drives and HDMI cables can also be checked out.

Loan Periods

Audio Recordings - one semester
Video Recordings - one week
Headphones - 24 hours
Course Reserves - 4 hours in-house use only

Schedule Videos for Classroom Viewing

Instructors may schedule videos in advance for future pickup on a specific date by using the Video Scheduling form. 

Streaming Audio for Courses

Audio files can be streamed for course reserves. See Audio Electronic Reserves for more information.

Course Reserves

Instructors may place video and audio recordings and music scores on reserve for their courses at the Music and Media Center service desk by filling out the Book/Media Reserve Request Form or by sending an email message to  Students may check out reserve items for four hours in-library use only.

Video Viewing Room, W214 Pattee Library

The Video Viewing Room has all-region VCR, DVD and Blu-Ray player.  Small groups can screen videos in this room, which seats up to 12 people. Use of the room can be scheduled in advance by contacting the Music and Media Center at 865-3616. The room is available on a first-come, first-served basis, when not previously scheduled.

Film/Video Viewing Room, News and Microforms Library

The Film/Video Viewing Room is equipped with an instructors podium, a DVD player, VCR and LCD Projector. The room seats approximately 12 and has stackable seating for an additional 10 seats. Groups of Penn State students and faculty can request to reserve this room, for a maximum of 3 hours per day, 6 hours per week (Sunday to Saturday), in person at the News & Microforms Library Reference Desk (Ground Floor Pattee Library), or by telephone (863-0377) for the purpose of educational screening of film/video during News & Microforms Library staffed hours only.

Finding videos, sound recordings and sheet music

Contact Us

Service Desk, Music and Media Center

Derrick Beckner, supervisor

Amanda Maple, music librarian