Index to Alaska Music Collections

A. Holmes Johnson Memorial Library (AK06)

Alaska State Library (AK03)

Anchorage School District (AK01)

City of Ketchikan (AK05)

Juneau Public Library (AK04)

Noel Wein Public Library (AK02)

Petersburg Public Library (AK08)

University of Alaska (AK07)




AK01

Anchorage School District

Library Resources

5530 East Northern Lights Blvd.

Anchorage, AK 99504

907-742-6095

Fax: 907-742-6098

Ruth Jean Shaw, Manager

TYPE OF INSTITUTION: Public School

Website: www.asdk12.org

Library Webcat: http://dewey.asd.12.ak.us/.
Total library database is 1,346,000 items.

OCLC: XY4

HOLDINGS:

Music Books: 12,000

Scores/Parts: 500

Periodicals: 25

Audio Cassettes: 10,000

Audio Tapes: 0

LP Discs: 2,000

Compact Discs: 4,000

Videocassettes: 7,000

Video Discs: 3,000

Films: 4,000

Holdings distributed among 100 libraries.

SPECIAL FEATURES: School music collection, grades K-12, children’s songs.

SERVICES AND FACILITIES (within unit unless noted otherwise):

Reference/Referral (in person)

Photocopiers

Listening facilities

HOURS: Monday-Friday 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

ACCESS: Open to the general public; largely through interlibrary loan; public education use has priority.

HANDICAPPED ACCESS: Yes; entry to buildings, rest rooms; TDD access.

CIRCULATION: Yes; some restrictions due to priority of use.

INTERLIBRARY LOAN: Yes; when available.

STAFF: Prof: 1 librarian at Library Resources: Paraprof: 5 Library Assistants: 92 School Librarians:

22 Library Associates in schools in secondary program: Total FTE: 110




AK02

Noel Wien Public Library

1215 Cowles St.

Fairbanks, AK 99701

907-459-1020

Fax: 907-459-1024

TYPE OF INSTITUTION: Public Library

OPAC: SIRSI

HOLDINGS (by title):

Books: 226,311

Audio Cassettes: 2,626

LP Discs: 25

Compact Discs: 3,395

SERVICES AND FACILITIES (within unit unless noted otherwise):

Reference/Referral (in person)

Telephone reference

Staff-assisted database searching

Direct public database searching

Photocopiers

Microform readers

Microform printers

Listening facilities

Piano (in meeting room; available when no meetings are scheduled)

HOURS: Monday-Thursday 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m., Friday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.,
Sunday 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Closed Sundays, June-August.

ACCESS: Open to the general public.

CIRCULATION: Yes; except for Alaskana.

INTERLIBRARY LOAN: Yes.

STAFF: Prof: 13 Paraprof: 25 Pages/Studt Asst: 23 Total FTE: 61




AK03

Alaska State Library

Alaska Historical Collections

P. O. Box 110571

Juneau, AK 99811-0571

907-465-2925

Fax: 907-465-2990

Gladi Kulp, Curator of Collections 907-465-2926

http://library.state.ak.us/hist/hist.html

TYPE OF INSTITUTION: Special Collections

HOLDINGS:

Books

Microforms

Audio Cassettes

LP Discs

Videocassettes

Films

Sheet music: 79

Photographs, still images: 250,000 individual images; 450 collections+

Manuscript Collections: 250+

Compact Disks

SPECIAL FEATURES:

Archipelago, Alaska/Arctic related music, including sheet music of the
Klondike gold rush era; audio tape collection, including hundreds of
songs/music of several Alaskan Indian tribes and folk songs by Alaskans on 26
tapes averaging about 14 songs per tape.

SERVICES AND FACILITIES (within unit unless noted otherwise):

Reference/Referral (in person and email)
ASL.Historical@eed.state.ak.us

Photocopiers

Microform readers

Microform printers

Listening facilities

Tape player recorder (1)

Portable CD/DVD player (1)

Duplication of sound recordings (if clearance agreement is available)

HOURS: Monday-Friday 12:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

ACCESS: Open to the general public; some Alaska native material/songs have
use restrictions; most available for educational use except broadcast.

HANDICAPPED ACCESS: Yes; entry to building, restrooms.

CIRCULATION: No

INTERLIBRARY LOAN: No

PUBLICATIONS: A Guide to Alaska Folk Music and Oral History Tapes in the
Archipelago Collection. Alaska Historical Library, 1982.

Songs and Legends Catalog. Alaska Library Association, 1974. Musical Reflections of Alaska’s Past (list of sheet music in MS75)

STAFF: Prof: 3 Paraprof: 1.5 Clerical 1 Total FTE: 5.5




AK04

Juneau Public Library

292 Marine Way

Juneau, AK 99801

907-586-5249

Fax: 907-586-5383

TYPE OF INSTITUTION: Public Library

WLN: AkJ

OPAC: Dynix

HOLDINGS:

Books

Compact Discs (titles) 300

SERVICES AND FACILITIES (within unit unless noted otherwise):

Reference/Referral (in person)

Telephone reference

Direct public database searching

Photocopiers

Microform readers

Microform printers

Videocassette playback equipment

HOURS: Main library: Monday-Thursday 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m., Friday-Sunday 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

ACCESS: Open to the general public.

HANDICAPPED ACCESS: Yes; entry to building, restrooms.

CIRCULATION: Yes; limit of three CDs per account

INTERLIBRARY LOAN: Yes



 


AK05

City of Ketchikan

Collections Division, Archives

Museum Department

629 Dock St.

Ketchikan, AK 99901

907-225-5600

Michael Naab, Director

Richard Van Cleave, Registrar

TYPE OF INSTITUTION: Museum, archives

CONSORTIA: Tongass Historical Society, 629 Dock St., Ketchikan, AK 99901

HOLDINGS: Approximately five linear feet of sheet music, music books, and
instruction books.

SERVICES AND FACILITIES (within unit unless noted otherwise):

Reference/Referral (in person)

Photocopiers

HOURS: Winter: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Mon – Fri,

Summer: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Mon – Fri

ACCESS: Open to the general public; supervised in-unit use only, with
gloves.

HANDICAPPED ACCESS: Yes; entry to building, restrooms.




AK06

A. Holmes Johnson Memorial Library

319 Lower Mill Bay Road

Kodiak, AK 99615

907-486-8686

Fax: 907-486-8681

Joe D’Elia, Library Director 907-486-8688

Lisa Booch, Library Assistant, Technical Services 907-486-8684

TYPE OF INSTITUTION: Public Library

WLN: Ak Ko

CONSORTIA: Alaska Library Network

OPAC: EOS GLAS

HOLDINGS (volumes):

Books: 1000

Audio Cassettes: 1,800

Compact Discs: 1300

Videocassettes: 15

SERVICES AND FACILITIES (within unit unless noted otherwise):

Reference/Referral (in person)

Telephone reference

Public microcomputers

Photocopiers

Microform readers

Microform printers

Listening facilities

Videocassette playback equipment

HOURS: Monday-Friday 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m., Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Sunday 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

ACCESS: Open to the general public.

HANDICAPPED ACCESS: Yes; entry to building, restrooms.

CIRCULATION: Yes

INTERLIBRARY LOAN: No




AK07

University of Alaska

Kodiak College

Carolyn Floyd Library

117 Benny Benson Dr.

Kodiak, AK 99615

907-486-1241

Fax: 907-486-1257

Craig Ballain, Librarian

TYPE OF INSTITUTION: College

WLN: Ak KoC

OPAC: DRA

Web: http://www.koc.alaska.edu/library/

HOLDINGS (titles):

Books: 300

Compact Discs: 790

Videocassettes: 50

SERVICES AND FACILITIES: (within unit unless noted otherwise):

Reference/Referral (in person)

Direct public database searching

Public microcomputers

Photocopiers

Microform readers

Microform printers

Duplication of sound recordings

Videocassette playback equipment

DVD playback equipment

HOURS: September-May posted on website

ACCESS: Open to the general public.

HANDICAPPED ACCESS: Yes; entry to building, restrooms.

CIRCULATION: Yes; except for videos.

INTERLIBRARY LOAN: Yes; except for videos and CDs.

STAFF: Prof: 1 Paraprof: 1 Total FTE: 2



AK08

Petersburg Public Library

P. O. Box 549

Petersburg, AK 99833

907-772-3349

Joyce Jenkins, City Librarian 907-772-3349

TYPE OF INSTITUTION: Public Library

WLN: AkP

CONSORTIA: Alaska Library Network

OPAC: LIS

HOLDINGS:

Books: 100

Audio Cassettes: 30

SPECIAL FEATURES:

The Librarian owns a large personal collection of Scandinavian traditional music
tapes, including some she recorded in Sweden and Norway, and special shows she
has produced for the local radio station.

SERVICES AND FACILITIES (within unit unless noted otherwise):

Reference/Referral (in person)

Telephone reference

Photocopiers

Microform readers

Listening facilities (cassette players)

HOURS: Monday-Thursday 12:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., Friday-Saturday 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

ACCESS: Open to the general public.

HANDICAPPED ACCESS: Yes; entry to building, restrooms; aisles are not wide
enough for wheelchair access.

CIRCULATION: Yes

INTERLIBRARY LOAN: Yes

STAFF: Prof: 1 Paraprof: 1.5 Total FTE: 2.5




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