Index to British Columbia Music Collections

British
Columbia Archives (BC31)

Burnaby Public Library (BC02) 

Burnaby Village Museum (BC03)

Campbell River Museum and Archives (BC05) 

Canadian Music Centre, BC Region (BC24)

Capilano College Library (BC18)

Columbia Bible College (BC06) 

Cranbrook Public Library (BC07) 

Douglas College (BC16)

Fort Steele Heritage Town (BC08)

Fraser-Fort George Regional Museum Society (BC20)

Greater Victoria Public Library (BC32)

Kamloops Museum and Archive (BC09) 

Kitimat Centennial Museum (BC10) 

Kitimat Public Library Association (BC11)

Kootenay Museum Association and Historical Society (BC14)

Kwantlen University Library (BC12)

M.S.A. Museum-Trethewey House Heritage Site(BC01) 

New
Westminster Public Library (BC17)

North Vancouver District Public Library (BC19)

Prince George Public Library (BC21)

Selkirk College (BC15)

Simon Frasier University (BC04)

Surrey Libraries (BC22)

Terrace Public Library (BC23)

Trinity Western University (BC13)

University of British Columbia, Music Library (BC25)

University of British Columbia, Wilson Recordings Collection (BC36)

University of Victoria (BC34)

Vancouver Academy of Music (BC26)

Vancouver Community College (BC27)

Vancouver Museum (BC28)

Vancouver Public Library (BC29)

Vancouver School of Theology (BC30)

Victoria Conservatory of Music (BC33)

West Vancouver Memorial Library (BC35)




BC01

M. S. A. Museum-Trethewey House Hertitage Site
2313 Ware Street

Abbotsford, B.C. V2S 3C6

604-853-0313

Fax: 604-853-3722

Email: Mail@MSA.Museum.bc.ca

Website:

http://www.abbotsford.net/msamuseum/tretheweyhouse.htm

Lynne Wright, Executive Director 604-853-0313

Kris Foulds, Curator 604-853-0313

Donna Dempsey, Coordinator 604-853-0313

TYPE OF INSTITUTION: Museum

CONSORTIA: B.C. Museum Association, Association of B.C. Archivists

OPAC: Superbase

HOLDINGS (titles):

Books: 10

Periodicals: 50

Programs/Program Notes: 10

Audio Cassettes: 6

78 RPM Discs: 100

LP: 16

Cylinders: 124

Photographs: 200 Local music history

Sheet music: 196

Songbooks, textbooks: 23

Hymnals: 44

Instruments: 8

Collection of ephemera about local musical events, groups, etc.

SERVICES AND FACILITIES (within unit unless noted otherwise):

Reference/Referral (in person)

Website

Telephone reference

Staff-assisted database searching

Photocopiers

Listening facilities

Duplication of sound recordings (outside unit)

Videocassette playback equipment

HOURS: Trethewey House Viewing: Tuesday-Friday 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Group tours by appointment.

Archives by appointment: Tuesday 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Wednesday 1:00p.m. – 5:00 p.m.,
and Thursday 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

ACCESS: Open to the general public.

HANDICAPPED ACCESS: Yes; entry to building, restrooms.



BC02

Burnaby Public Library

6100 Willingdon Ave.

Burnaby, B.C. V5H 4N5

604-436-5410

Fax: 604-436-2961

John Davenport, Acquisitions Librarian, 604-436-5435

TYPE OF INSTITUTION: Public Library

CONSORTIA: Interlink

OPAC: Epixtech Horizon

Website: www.bpl.burnaby.bc.ca

HOLDINGS (volumes):

Books

Audio Cassettes: 126

Compact Discs: 10,319

Videocassettes: 683

SERVICES AND FACILITIES (within unit unless noted otherwise):

Reference/Referral

Telephone reference

Staff-assisted database searching

Direct public database searching

Public internet

Photocopiers

Microform readers

Microform printers

ACCESS: Open to the general public.

HANDICAPPED ACCESS: Yes; entry to building, restrooms.

CIRCULATION: Yes

INTERLIBRARY LOAN: No




BC03

Burnaby Village Museum

6501 Deer Lake Ave.

Burnaby, B.C. V5G 3T6

604-293-6500

Fax: 604-293-6525

Email: essar@city.burnaby.bc.ca

Web address:

http://www.city.burnaby.bc.ca/cityhall/departments_parks/prksrc_fclts_brnbyv.html

Colin Stevens, Curator 604-293-6504

Steve Turnbull, Assistant Curator 604-293-6505

HOURS: Office Hours are Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Exhibits are seasonal, call for details.

ACCESS: Open to the general public.

HANDICAPPED ACCESS: Yes; entry to the restrooms and to many of the buildings.




BC04

Simon Fraser University

Fine Arts Room, W.A.C. Bennett Library

Simon Fraser University

Burnaby, B.C. V5A 1S6

604-291-4497

Reference Office 604-291-3283

Reference Desk 604-291-3869

Fax: 604-291-4908

Carole Goldsmith, Fine Arts Librarian 604-291-3268 wisdom@sfu.ca

Norma Marier, Senior Library Assistant 604-291-3416 marier@sfu.ca

Emily Sheldon, Senior Library Assistant 604-291-3415 sheldon@sfu.edu

Bonnie Boyk, Library Assistant 604-291-3283 boyk@sfu.edu

TYPE OF INSTITUTION: University

CONSORTIA: ELN (Electronic Library Network), B.C. College, University, &
Public Libraries, COPPUL (Council of Prairie and Pacific University Libraries)

OPAC: Innovative

Dial-in: 604-293-0381; Modem setting: 2400 bps, N-8-1, VT100 emulation;
Password: <enter>

Telnet address: library.sfu.ca

Web address: http://www.lib.sfu.ca

HOLDINGS (volumes):

Books: 5,331

Scores/Parts: 2,007

Periodicals (titles): 114

Manuscripts

Microforms: 19

Audio Cassettes: 122

Audio Tapes (reel): 22

LP Discs: 3,522

Compact Discs: 1,139

Videocassettes: 12

CD-ROMs: 2

Slides: 418 EAV Audio-Visual History of Music

SPECIAL FEATURES:

Strengths: Ethnic/world music; opera (Dr. Alan Aberbach has donated his
collection of vinyl albums, CDs, and cassettes); 20th century composers;
Canadian composers and performers.

SERVICES AND FACILITIES (within unit unless noted otherwise):

Reference/Referral (in person)

Telephone reference

Staff-assisted database searching

Direct public database searching (outside unit)

Public microcomputers

Photocopiers

Microform readers (outside unit)

Microform printers (outside unit)

Listening facilities

Duplication of sound recordings (for study purposes)

Videocassette playback equipment (outside unit)

Video disc playback equipment (outside unit)

Practice Rooms (outside unit)

Instruments (outside unit)

AV equipment (outside unit)

HOURS: Monday-Friday 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.; Summer: Monday-Thursday 3-4
hours per day (varies)

ACCESS: Open to the general public; priority use of listening stations for
course-related needs.

HANDICAPPED ACCESS: Yes; entry to building, restrooms.

CIRCULATION: Yes

INTERLIBRARY LOAN: No

STAFF: Prof: .25 Paraprof: .75 Pages/Studt Asst: Total FTE: 1.5




BC05

Campbell River Museum and Archives

470 Island Highway

Campbell River, B.C.

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 70

Campbell River, B.C. V9W 4Z0

250-287-3103

Fax: 250-286-0109

Linda Hogarth, Curator 250-287-3103, Linda.Hogarth@crmuseum.ca

Sandra Parrish, Collections Manager 250-287-3103, Sandra.Parrish@crmuseum.ca

TYPE OF INSTITUTION: Museum, Archives

HOLDINGS: Aural history library includes some recordings of regional music,
principally native songs.

HOURS: Tuesday-Friday 1:00pm – 4:00pm; Archive Hours By Appointment

ACCESS: Open to the general public.

HANDICAPPED ACCESS: Yes; entry to building.




BC06

Columbia Bible College

Columbia Resource Centre

2940 Clearbrook Road

Clearbrook, B.C. V2T 2Z8

604-853-3567

Fax: 604-853-3063

Anne Andres, Associate Librarian, 604-853-3567 ext. 334,
anne.andres@columbiabc.edu

Website: http://www.columbiabc.edu

TYPE OF INSTITUTION: Bible College

OPAC: CASPR (Library World)

www.columbiabc.edu/library

HOLDINGS (volumes):

Books: 543

Scores/Parts (titles): 600 in music department

Periodicals: 7

Audio Cassettes (titles): 260

Compact Discs: 400

Videocassettes: 54

SERVICES AND FACILITIES (within unit unless noted otherwise):

Reference/Referral (in person)

Telephone reference

Staff-assisted database searching

Public microcomputers

Photocopiers

Microform readers

Listening facilities

Practice rooms (in music department)

HOURS: Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 9:45 p.m, Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.,
Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.; April – August: TBA

ACCESS: Open to the general public.

HANDICAPPED ACCESS: Yes; entry to building, restrooms.

CIRCULATION: Yes

INTERLIBRARY LOAN: Yes (except for scores in the music department).

STAFF: Prof: 2 Paraprof: 3 Pages/Studt Asst: .5 Total FTE: 5.5




BC07

Cranbrook Public Library

20 – 17th Ave. N.

Cranbrook, B.C. V1C 3W8

604-426-4063

Email (Envoy):
staff@cpla.cranbrook.bc.ca

TYPE OF INSTITUTION: Public Library

OPAC: Epixtech Horizon Winpac

HOLDINGS (by title):

Sheet Music: 2476 (do not circulate)

Audio Cassettes: 470

Compact Discs: 590

SERVICES AND FACILITIES (within unit unless noted otherwise):

Reference/Referral in person and by phone

Telephone reference

Staff-assisted database searching

Direct public database searching

Public microcomputers

Photocopiers

HOURS: Tuesday-Thursday 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m., Friday-Sunday 12:00 p.m. – 6:00p.m.

ACCESS: Open to the general public.

HANDICAPPED ACCESS: Yes; entry to building, restrooms.

CIRCULATION: Yes

INTERLIBRARY LOAN: Yes

STAFF: Prof: 1 Paraprof: 6.9 Total FTE: 7.9




BC08

Fort Steele Heritage Town

Fort Steele Archives

Fort Steele, B.C. V0B 1N0

250-417-6000

Fax: 250-489-2624

Email: ftsteele@cyberlink.bc.ca

Web address:

http://www.fortsteele.bc.ca/visitor/archives/index.asp

Georgia Roller, Archivist, 250-417-6000 ext. 108

TYPE OF INSTITUTION: Museum, Archives

HOLDINGS (titles):

Books: 200+

Scores/Parts: 500+

Programs/Program Notes: 50+

Manuscripts: 50+

Audio Cassettes: 15+

78 RPM Discs: 100+

Cylinders: 100+

Photographs: 50-100

SPECIAL FEATURES:

Collection focus is on Victorian era music, with special emphasis on
1890-1905.

SERVICES AND FACILITIES (within unit unless noted otherwise):

Reference/Referral (in person)

Telephone reference

Photocopiers (outside unit)

Microform readers

Listening facilities (outside unit)

Videocassette playback equipment

HOURS: Daily 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Appointment advised.

ACCESS: Open to the general public; some restrictions on certain
collections.

HANDICAPPED ACCESS: Yes; rest rooms.

STAFF: Prof: 1




BC09

Kamloops Museum and Archives

Archives

207 Seymour Street

Kamloops, B.C. V2C 2E7

250-828-3576

Fax: 250-314-2016

Email:
museum@city.kamloops.bc.ca

Elizabeth Duckworth, Director 250-828-3576

TYPE OF INSTITUTION: Museum, Archives

HOLDINGS (volumes):

Books: 5

Scores/Parts: 100

Programs/Program Notes: 50

Audio Tapes (reel): 40

78 RPM Discs: 200

Cylinders:

Photographs: 25

Piano rolls: 53 From 1940s and 1950s.

SPECIAL FEATURES:

Museum contains some musical instruments, including Cree parchment drum,
Chinese moon guitar, harpsichord, pianos, etc., and phonograph players. Original
compositions by local composer Art Lewis, for orchestra, ensemble, and chorus.

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

HOURS: Tuesday-Wednesday 1:15 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.; Thursday-Friday 1:15p.m. – 4p.m. or by appointment

ACCESS: Open to the general public.

HANDICAPPED ACCESS: Fully accessible.

STAFF: Prof: 2 Paraprof: 1 Pages/Studt Asst: Total FTE: 3




BC10

Kitimat Centennial Museum

293 City Centre

Kitimat, B.C. V8C 1T6

604-632-7022

Fax: 604-632-4995

Louise Shaw, Curator

Angela Eastman, Curatorial Assistant

TYPE OF INSTITUTION: Museum

HOLDINGS:

Scores/Parts

Audio Cassettes

Red Cedar “Old Man of the Woods” horn from Haisla Potlatch
ceremonies.

SPECIAL FEATURES:

Museum collects archival and artifactual items from the local area of the
Kitimat Valley and Douglas Channel.

SERVICES AND FACILITIES (within unit unless noted otherwise):

Reference/Referral (in person)

Telephone reference

HOURS: Tuesday-Friday 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Saturday 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.,

Summer: (May-August) Tuesday-Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Sunday 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

ACCESS: Open to the general public.

HANDICAPPED ACCESS: No.

CIRCULATION: No

INTERLIBRARY LOAN: No




BC11

Kitimat Public Library Association

940 Wakashan Ave

Kitimat, B.C. V8C 2G3

Fax: 604-632-2630

Email (Envoy): bkit

Virginia Charron, Chief Librarian, vcharron@telu.net

TYPE OF INSTITUTION: Public Library

CONSORTIA: BC-Outlook union catalogue

OPAC: Athena

Outlook on line

HOLDINGS (titles):

Books: 44,000

Talking books: 635

Videos and DVDs: 1,400

Total audio and visual: 2,500

SERVICES AND FACILITIES (within unit unless noted otherwise):

Reference/Referral (in person)

Telephone reference

Public microcomputers

Photocopiers/Fax/Lamination

Microform readers

Craft programs/Storytimes

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

ACCESS: Open to the general public.

HANDICAPPED ACCESS: Yes

CIRCULATION: Yes

INTERLIBRARY LOAN: Yes

STAFF: Prof: 1 Paraprof: 5 Pages/Studt Asst: 3 Total FTE: 9




BC12

Kwantlen University College Library

Langley Campus

20901 Langley Bypass

Langley, B.C.

Mailing address:

P. O. Box 9030

Surrey, B.C. V3T 5H8

604-599-3204

Reference 604-599-3212

Fax: 604-599-3202

Phyllis Liu, Librarian, 604-599-2591

Web: www.kwantlen.ca/library

TYPE OF INSTITUTION: University

OPAC: iLink (SIRSI)

HOLDINGS (volumes):

Books: 1800

Scores/Parts: 230

Periodicals (titles): 30

Compact Discs: 650

Videocassettes (titles): 150

SERVICES AND FACILITIES (within unit unless noted otherwise):

Reference/Referral (in person)

Telephone reference

Staff-assisted database searching

Direct public database searching

Public microcomputers

Photocopiers

Microform readers

Microform printers

Listening facilities

Duplication of sound recordings (outside unit)

Videocassette playback equipment

Video disc playback equipment (outside unit)

Web resources by subject

HOURS: Monday-Thursday 7:45 a.m. – 9:00 p.m., Friday 7:45 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.,
Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

ACCESS: Open to the general public.

HANDICAPPED ACCESS: Yes; entry to building, restrooms.

CIRCULATION: Yes

INTERLIBRARY LOAN: Yes, except for CDs and items on Reserve.

STAFF: Prof: .25 Paraprof: .125 Total FTE:.375




BC13

Trinity Western University

Norma Marion Alloway Library

7600 Glover Rd.

Langley, B.C. V2Y 1Y1

604-888-7511, x2023

Fax: 604-513-2063

Email: library@twu.ca

Ron Braid, Assistant Librarian, Reference and Circulation 604-513-2121 x-3904, braid@twu.ca

TYPE OF INSTITUTION: University

OPAC: Dynix Horizon

OCLC: TWV

Library home page: http://www.twu.ca/library

HOLDINGS:

Books: 1875

Scores/Parts: 500

Periodicals: 150

Audio Cassettes (in music department)

Audio Tapes (reel) (in music department)

LP Discs (in music department)

Compact Discs: 350

Videocassettes: 57

SERVICES AND FACILITIES (within unit unless noted otherwise):

Reference/Referral (in person and online “Ask A Librarian”

http://webpac.twu.ca:8080/asklib)

Telephone reference

Photocopiers

Microform readers

Microform printers

Listening facilities

Videocassette playback equipment

Piano (outside unit)

Practice rooms (outside unit)

HOURS: Monday-Thursday 7:45 a.m. – 11:00 p.m., Friday 7:45 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.,
Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Sunday 1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Summer Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Saturday-Sunday closed.

Library hours: http://www.twu.ca/library/libhrs.html

ACCESS: Open to the general public. Videocassettes/DVD not available to the general public
(due to licensing restrictions.)

HANDICAPPED ACCESS: Yes, entry to building, restrooms.

CIRCULATION: Yes (with external borrowers’ card-except for video/DVD exception listed above.)

INTERLIBRARY LOAN: Yes (except for exception listed above-we lend to post-secondary institutions
within BC only-via Media Exchange Cooperative.)

STAFF: Prof: 7 Paraprof: 12 Total FTE: 18




BC14

Kootenay Museum Association and Historical Society

Nelson Museum

402 Anderson St.

Nelson, B.C. V1L 3Y3

604-352-9813

Fax (c/o Chamber of Commerce): 604-352-6355

Shawn F. Lamb, Director

TYPE OF INSTITUTION: Museum

CONSORTIA: B.C. Museums Association; B.C. Archives Association

HOLDINGS (titles):

Books: 20

Periodicals: 5

Programs/Program Notes: 125

Audio Cassettes: 10

Audio Tapes (reel): 10

LP Discs: 8

78 RPM Discs: 25

Videocassettes: 10

Sheet music: 200

Photographs: 30

SPECIAL FEATURES:

Two hundred pieces of sheet music from vocal, piano, and band repertoire, ca. 1900-1920.

SERVICES AND FACILITIES (within unit unless noted otherwise):

Reference/Referral (in person)

Telephone reference

Photocopiers

Listening facilities

Duplication of sound recordings (outside unit)

Videocassette playback equipment (outside unit)

HOURS: Monday-Saturday 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.; Summer: Daily 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

ACCESS: Open to the general public.

HANDICAPPED ACCESS: Yes, but entry to building difficult.




BC15

Selkirk College

820 10th St.

Nelson B.C. V1L 3G7

604-352-6601 x257

Mark Spielman, Instructor

Darcy Hepner, Department Head/Instructor

Paul Landsberg, Instructor

Cliff Maddix, Instructor

Steven Parish, Instructor

Cheryl Hodge, Instructor

TYPE OF INSTITUTION: Community College



BC16

Douglas College

Library

700 Royal Ave.

New Westminster, B.C.

Mailing address:

P. O. Box 2503

New Westminster, B.C. V3L 5B2

604-527-5568

Carole Compton-Smith, Director;
compton-smith@douglas.bc.ca

Fax: 604-527-5193

TDD: 604-526-8154

TYPE OF INSTITUTION: College

CONSORTIA: Outlook, MEC, ELN, ILL NET, OCLC

OPAC: Innovative

Web address: library.douglas.bc.ca

HOLDINGS (volumes):

Books: 4,469 (includes music books)

Periodicals (titles): 46

LP Discs: 1,414

Compact Discs: 3,204

Videocassettes: 363

SERVICES AND FACILITIES (within unit unless noted otherwise):

Reference/Referral (in person)

Telephone reference/ email reference/ online chat

Staff-assisted database searching

Direct public database searching

Photocopiers

Microform readers

Microform printers

Listening facilities

Duplication of sound recordings (outside unit)

Videocassette playback equipment

Video disc playback equipment

HOURS: New Westminster Campus: Monday-Thursday 7:45 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.; Friday 7:45 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.,
Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

David Lam Campus: Monday-Thursday 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.; Friday-Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

ACCESS: Open to the general public.

HANDICAPPED ACCESS: Yes; entry to building, restrooms, TDD, Adaptive
Resource Lab

CIRCULATION: Yes

INTERLIBRARY LOAN: Yes




BC17

New Westminster Public Library

716 Sixth Avenue

New Westminster, B.C. V3M 2B3

604-527-4660

Jane Kupfer, Librarian

Jean Simpson, Head, Technical Services

TYPE OF INSTITUTION: Public Library

CONSORTIA: InterLINK

OPAC: Dynix (will change in 2003)

Web address: www.nwpl.new-westminster.bc.ca

HOLDINGS (volumes):

Books: 2,600

Audio Cassettes: 3,400 (some are not music)

LP Discs: 2,200

Compact Discs: 9,000 (most are music)

Videocassettes: 6,400 (most are not music)

SPECIAL FEATURES:

Canadian music issued by CBC and the Canadian Music Centre is an
ongoing acquisitions project.

SERVICES AND FACILITIES (within unit unless noted otherwise):

Reference/Referral (in person)

Telephone reference

Staff-assisted database searching

Direct public database searching

Photocopiers

Listening facilities (cassettes)

Index to songs in songbooks (on database under Title Keyword)

Index to songs on many CDs (on database under Title Keyword)

HOURS: Monday-Friday 9:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m., Saturday 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.,

Sunday (except holiday weekends) 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

ACCESS: Open to the general public.

HANDICAPPED ACCESS: Yes; entry to building, rest rooms, TTY.

CIRCULATION: Yes

INTERLIBRARY LOAN: Yes; except sound recordings and videos.

PUBLICATIONS: New recordings list printed monthly–one sheet (also on website)

STAFF: Prof: .5 Paraprof: .5 Pages/Studt Asst: .3 Total FTE: .1.3




BC18

Capilano College Library

2055 Purcell Way

North Vancouver, B.C. V7J 3H5

604-986-1911 x2102

Karin Hall, Collctions Development 604-986-1911 x2141

TYPE OF INSTITUTION: College

CONSORTIA: British Columbia Net

HOLDINGS (titles):

Books: 2,300

Scores/Parts: 500

Periodicals: 21

Compact Discs: 200

Videocassettes: 50

SPECIAL FEATURES:

Collection of Music Therapy materials (books, periodicals, and videos).

SERVICES AND FACILITIES (within unit unless otherwise noted):

Reference/Referral (in person)

Staff-assisted database searching

Direct public database searching

Photocopiers

Microform readers

Microform printers

Listening facilities

Duplication of sound recordings

Videocassette playback equipment

HOURS: Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 10:30 p.m., Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.,

Saturday-Sunday 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Summer: Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

ACCESS: Open to the general public.

HANDICAPPED ACCESS: Yes; entry to building, rest rooms.

CIRCULATION: Yes, except periodicals and CDs.

INTERLIBRARY LOAN: Yes, except CDs




BC19

North Vancouver District Public Library

Audiovisual Services & Collections

1280 E. 27th St.

North Vancouver, B.C. V7J 1S1

604-984-0286

AV Services & Collections 604-984-0286 x27

Fax: 604-984-7600

Jean A. McCarron, Audiovisual Coordinator

Krista Bruskiewich, Audiovisual Assistant

TYPE OF INSTITUTION: Public Library

CONSORTIA: UTLAS

OPAC: Dynix

Dial-in: 604-984-0469

Modem setting: 300-9600 bps, N-8-1-F

HOLDINGS (volumes):

Books

Periodicals: 6

Microforms

Audio Cassettes: 2,632

LP Discs: 5,285

Compact Discs: 3,110

Videocassettes: 4,669

SERVICES AND FACILITIES (within unit unless noted otherwise):

Reference/Referral (in person)

Telephone reference

Staff-assisted database searching

Direct public database searching

Public microcomputers (outside unit)

Photocopiers (outside unit)

Microform readers

Microform printers (outside unit)

HOURS: Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 .p.m.; Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Sunday 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

ACCESS: Open to the general public.

HANDICAPPED ACCESS: Yes; entry to building; rest rooms.

CIRCULATION: Yes

INTERLIBRARY LOAN: Yes; some restrictions.

PUBLICATIONS:

STAFF: Prof: 1 Paraprof: 2 Pages/Studt Asst: 2 Total FTE: 5




BC20

Fraser-Fort George Regional Museum Society

The Exploration Place

E.F. Ted Williams History Centre

Box 1779

Prince George, B.C.

Canada, V2L 4V7

250-562-1612

Fax: 250-562-1612

Toll-free: 1-866-562-1612

Email: info@theexplorationplace.com

Website: www.theexplorationplace.com

George Phillips, Director

TYPE OF INSTITUTION: Museum, Archives; Science Center

HOLDINGS:

Books

Periodicals

Programs/Program Notes

Manuscripts

Audio Cassettes

78 RPM Discs

Cylinders

Videocassettes

Photographs and negatives

Musical Instruments

SPECIAL FEATURES:

Sheet music and sound recordings of popular songs dating from the early
1900’s; concert programs from local musical events. Instruments include pump
organs, pianos, a concertina and a Chinese violin. Extensive photograph and
archival collection relating to Prince George and the Fraser-Fort George Regional District.

SERVICES AND FACILITIES (within unit unless noted otherwise):

Reference/Referral (in person)

Reference/Referral (telephone)

Staff-assisted database searching

Photocopiers

Videocassette playback equipment

Piano

HOURS: Summer hours:

(May long weekend through October long weekend)

7 days a week, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Winter hours:

(October long weekend through May long weekend)

Wednesday to Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

ACCESS: Open to the general public.

HANDICAPPED ACCESS: Yes; entry to building, rest rooms.




BC21

Prince George Public Library

Adult Services

887 Dominion Street

Prince George, B.C. V2L 5L1

604-563-9251

Fax: 604-563-0892

TDD: 604-563-2491

Linda Lines, Public Services Coordinator 250-563-9251 x119,

llines@lib.pg.bc.ca

Michelle Splitter, Public Services Librarian 604-563-9251 x124

TYPE OF INSTITUTION: Public Library

OPAC: ULISYS

Web address: www.lib.pg.bc.ca

Dial-in: 604-561-7729; Modem setting: 1200-9600 baud, 8-N-1

HOLDINGS

Books

Scores/Parts

Periodicals

Compact Discs

Videocassettes

Cassette Tapes -uncataloged, browsing collection

We no longer have LP discs. These were all replaced with a catalogued collection of CDs
(Title and Artist/Author search keys only.)

SERVICES AND FACILITIES (within unit unless noted otherwise):

Reference/Referral (in person), online reference service is offered through OPAC

Telephone reference

Staff-assisted database searching

Direct public database searching

Free Internet access for public at both brances (20 stations total)

Public microcomputers

Photocopiers

Microform readers

Microform printers

HOURS: Monday-Thursday 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m., Friday-Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 5:30p.m.,
Sunday 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

ACCESS: Open to the general public.

HANDICAPPED ACCESS: Yes; entry to building, restrooms, TDD, weelchair
accessible OPAC station, See-Tec Enlarger available by request, Zoom Text.

CIRCULATION: Yes

INTERLIBRARY LOAN: Yes




BC22

Surrey Libraries

10350 University Drive
Surrey, BC
V3T 4B8

PHONE: 604-598-7360

CIRCULATION:  604-598-7360

FAX: 604-598-7361

STAFF CONTACTS:

  • Kristen Andrews, Manager, Information Services
  • Carolyn Franklin, Information Services Librarian 604-598-7372

TYPE OF INSTITUTION: Public Library

WEBSITE:  www.surreylibraries.ca

HOURS: http://www.surreylibraries.ca/contact-sfiis.aspx

ACCESS: Open to the general public.

OPAC/Discovery: iPAC

LIBRARY CATALOG/DISCOVERY:  http://catalogue.spl.surrey.bc.ca/ipac

DIAL-IN: 604-502-6333

HOLDINGS:

  • Books on music
  • CDs
  • Streaming Audio
  • DVDs
  • Streaming Video
  • Musical Scores
  • Sheet Music
  • Music Periodical Titles

SERVICES AND FACILITIES (within unit unless noted otherwise):

  • Public computer workstations
  • Photocopying
  • Microform Readers

STAFF:  35 full time librarians

CONSORTIA:

  • Outlook Online
  • Database of BC Public and academic libraries

CIRCULATION: Yes

CIRCULATION RESTRICTIONS:  None

INTERLIBRARY LOAN: Yes


BC23

Terrace Public Library

4610 Park Ave.

Terrace, B.C. V8G 1V6

604-638-8177

Fax: 604-635-6207

Email (Envoy 100): ill.bte

V.E. Curell, Librarian 604-638-8177

TYPE OF INSTITUTION: Public Library

OPAC: Locally Developed

HOLDINGS (volumes):

Books: 332

Periodicals: 2

Compact Discs: 649

Videocassettes: 32

SERVICES AND FACILITIES (within unit unless noted otherwise):

Reference/Referral (in person)

Telephone reference

Public microcomputers

Photocopiers

Microform readers

Microform printers

Videocassette playback equipment

HOURS: Monday Closed, Tuesday-Friday 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m., Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00p.m.,
Sunday 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Closed July and August)

ACCESS: Open to the general public

HANDICAPPED ACCESS: Yes; entry to buildings; Restrooms

CIRCULATION: Yes. Except reference materials.

INTERLIBRARY LOAN: Yes

STAFF: Prof: 2 Paraprof:4 Pages/Studt Asst: Total FTE:




BC24

Canadian Music Centre, BC Region

British Columbia Regional Office
837 Davie Street,
Vancouver, BC
Canada V6Z 1B7

PHONE:  604-734-4622

EMAIL: bcregion@musiccentre.ca

WEB ADDRESS: www.musiccentre.ca

STAFF CONTACTS:

TYPE OF INSTITUTION: Special Library

PUBLICATION:  www.bccreativehub.com

OPAC/DISCOVERY:  In-house system

HOLDINGS:

  • Books on music
  • CDs
  • Streaming Audio
  • LPs
  • DVDs
  • Musical Scores
  • Sheet Music
  • Music Manuscripts

SPECIAL FEATURES:

The Canadian Music Centre is a wonderful resource for anyone interested in Canadian concert music. We offer a comprehensive range of reference services, as well as free access to our lending library. We also host a variety of events such as concerts and workshops in our BC Creative Hub performance space.

SERVICES AND FACILITIES:

  • Public Computer Workstations
  • Listening Equipment
  • Photocopying
  • Score printing and binding services

ACCESS: Open to the general public.

CIRCULATION AVAILABLE TO:

  • Students
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Community

CIRCULATION RESTRICTIONS:

  • Music scores circulate freely
  • Music CDs and books are in-library reference only

INTERLIBRARY LOAN: No

STAFF:

  • Librarians 1
  • Staff: 3
  • Pages/Student Assistants: varies

BC25

University of British Columbia

Music Library
6361 Memorial Road, Music Building
Vancouver, B.C. V6T 1Z2

PHONE: 604-822-3589

REFERENCE DESK: 604-822-6835

FAX: 604-822-1966

STAFF CONTACTS:

TYPE OF INSTITUTION: University

WEBSITE:  http://www.library.ubc.ca/welcome.html
HOURS:  http://music.library.ubc.ca/

OCLC: UBC

RISM: C-Vu

LIBRARY CATALOG/DISCOVERY: Voyageur

LIBRARY CATALOG/DISCOVERY: http://www.library.ubc.ca/welcome.html

HOLDINGS:

  • Books on music
  • CDs
  • Streaming Audio
  • LPs
  • DVDs
  • Streaming Video
  • Videos
  • Musical Scores
  • Sheet Music
  • Music Manuscripts
  • Music Periodical Titles
  • Music Microforms
  • Reel to Reel Tapes

ONLINE INDEXES/DATABASES AVAILABLE FOR PUBLIC USE:

  • RILM Abstracts of Music Literature
  • Music Index
  • International Index to Music Periodicals, Full Text
  • Canadian Music Periodical Index
  • RIPM: Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals 1800-1950
  • Other databases available at: http://guides.library.ubc.ca/music

PRINT INDEXES AVAILABLE FOR USE:

  • Music Index (older issues)
  • RISM

SPECIAL FEATURES:

  • Brahms first editions
  • 19th century music periodicals on microfilm
  • Facsimile editions
  • Dissertations
  • H. Colin Slim Stravinsky Collection

SERVICES AND FACILITIES (within unit unless noted otherwise):

  • Public Workstations
  • Listening Equipment
  • Photocopying
  • Microform Readers
  • Video Playback Equipment

ACCESS: Open to the public.

CIRCULATION AVAILABLE TO:

  • Students
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Alumni
  • Community

CIRCULATION RESTRICTIONS:

  • Restrictions for community and alumni to access online data bases from home.
  • CDs can be signed out to only grad students, faculty and staff.

INTERLIBRARY LOAN: Yes

STAFF:

  • Librarians: 2
  • Staff: 4
  • Pages/Students: 2

BC26

Vancouver Academy of Music

Library

1270 Chestnut Street

Vancouver, B.C. V6J 4R9

604-734-2301

Fax: 604-731-1920

Email: library@vam.ca

Dr. Jacqueline Leggatt

TYPE OF INSTITUTION: Conservatory/College

OPAC: Eloquent Web Library

Dial-in: NO

HOLDINGS (titles):

Books: 1000

Scores/Parts: 2,500

Periodicals: 10

Audio Cassettes: 10

LP Discs: 17,000

Compact Discs: 3000

Video Cassettes: 25

SPECIAL FEATURES:

Robertson CD Collection

Tibor Kemeny Record Collection

Lemon CD Collection

Donald Brown Vocal Music Collection

SERVICES AND FACILITIES (within unit unless noted otherwise):

Reference/Referral (in person)

Telephone reference

Staff-assisted database searching

Photocopiers (outside unit)

Listening facilities

Duplication of sound recordings

Videocassette playback equipment (outside unit)

Small recital hall and orchestra rehearsal room available for renting (outside
unit)

HOURS: Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m., Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.; Librarian
available 20 hours per week. Closed July-August and school holidays.

ACCESS: Open to the general public.

HANDICAPPED ACCESS: Yes; entry to building, rest rooms.

CIRCULATION: Yes, but only to VAM students and their families, faculty, staff, and
board members.

INTERLIBRARY LOAN: No

PUBLICATIONS: ACADEMY NEWS

STAFF: Prof: .5 Total FTE: .5




BC27

Vancouver Community College

Broadway Campus Library

1155 E. Broadway

Vancouver, B.C. V5T 4V5

604-871-7326

Fax: 604-871-7446

Subject Librarian for Music: Mark Goertz, Email:
mgoertz@vcc.ca

Website: http://library.vcc.ca/

OPAC: VTLS

HOLDINGS (Approximate figures):

Books: 1,800

Scores/Parts: 1,188

Periodicals: 61

Music sound recordings: 1426

Music video recordings (cassette and dvd): 252

SERVICES AND FACILITIES (within unit unless noted otherwise):

Reference/Referral (in person)

Telephone reference

Staff-assisted database searching

Direct public database searching

Public microcomputers

Photocopiers

Listening facilities

Videocassette playback equipment

Video disc playback equipment

Practice rooms (outside unit)

HOURS: Monday 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Tuesday-Wednesday 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.,
Thursday 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Friday 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Summer (May – August): Monday 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Tuesday-Wednesday 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.,
Thursday 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.,

Friday 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

ACCESS: Open to the general public.

HANDICAPPED ACCESS: Yes; entry to building rest rooms, TDD; P/T student
aides for disabled; Viewtek Print Magnifier.

CIRCULATION: Yes; print materials and audiocassettes.

INTERLIBRARY LOAN: Yes; print materials only.

STAFF: Prof: 2 Paraprof: 1 Pages/Studt Asst: Total FTE: 3




BC28

Vancouver Museum

History Collection, Library

1100 Chestnut Street

Vancouver, B.C. V5Z 1Z2

604-730-5316

Fax: 604-736-5417

Joan Seidl, Curator of History,
jseidl@vanmusium.bc.ca

TYPE OF INSTITUTION: Museum

HOLDINGS:

Books (volumes): 75

Sheet music (titles): 118

SPECIAL FEATURES:

Books related to musical intruments from around the world. Sheet music from
1930s and earlier, with emphasis on Lower Mainland connection.

SERVICES AND FACILITIES (within unit unless noted otherwise):

Reference/Referral (in person)

Photocopiers (outside unit)

Hours: By appointment only for History Collection and Library.

HANDICAPPED ACCESS: Yes



BC29

Vancouver Public Library

Fine Arts and Music Division

350 W. Georgia St.

Vancouver, B.C. V6B 6B1

Public Service: 604-331-3603

Fax: 604-331-3701

John Cull, Head Librarian/Fine Arts, 604-331-3709,

johncul@vpl.vancouver.bc.ca

TYPE OF INSTITUTION: Public Library

WLN: Ca B Va

OPAC: Dynix

Dial-in: 604-665-5010, 14,400, VT100, Full Duplex, 8-N-1

Web address: http://www.vpl.vancouver.bc.ca

Telnet: vpl.vancouver.bc.ca

HOLDINGS (volumes):

Books: 16,700

Scores/Parts: 9,500

Periodicals (titles): 50

Programs/Program Notes: 6 ft.

Microforms (titles): 2

Audio Cassettes: 1,100

Compact Discs: 5,000

Videocassettes: 800

Video Discs: 25

SERVICES AND FACILITIES (within unit unless noted otherwise):

Reference/Referral (in person and by email)

Telephone reference

Staff-assisted database searching

Direct public database searching

Photocopiers

Microform readers

Microform printers (outside unit)

Internet Access

2 Electronic Keyboards

HOURS: Monday-Thursday 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m., Friday-Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00p.m.,
Sunday 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Winter only)

ACCESS: Open to the general public.

HANDICAPPED ACCESS: Yes; entry to building, rest rooms.

CIRCULATION: Yes

INTERLIBRARY LOAN: Yes

STAFF: Prof: 6 Paraprof: 9 Total FTE: 15




BC30

Vancouver School of Theology

Library

6050 Chancellor Blvd.

Vancouver, B.C. V6T 1X3

604-822-9430

Fax: 604-822-9212

Gerald Turnbull, Librarian 605-822-9427, geraldt@vst.edu

TYPE OF INSTITUTION: Theological Library

OCLC: VS2

OPAC: MultiLIS

HOLDINGS (titles):

Books: ca. 400

Scores/Parts: 351

Periodicals: 6

Audio Cassettes: 6

SPECIAL FEATURES:

Hymnody

SERVICES AND FACILITIES (within unit unless noted otherwise):

Reference/Referral (in person)

Telephone reference

Photocopiers

Microform readers

Microform printers

Listening facilities

Duplication of sound recordings

Videocassette playback equipment

HOURS: Monday-Thursday 8:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m., Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Saturday 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.,

Summer (May – August): Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30p.m.

ACCESS: Open to the general public.

HANDICAPPED ACCESS: Yes; entry to building, rest rooms

CIRCULATION: Yes

INTERLIBRARY LOAN: Yes; only within Canada.




BC31

British Columbia Archives

655 Belleville St.

Victoria, B.C. V8V 1X5

604-387-1952

Fax: 604-387-2072

TYPE OF INSTITUTION: Archives

OPAC: Masque

Email: access@bcarchives.gov.bc.ca

Web address: http://www.bcarchives.gov.bc.ca

HOLDINGS (volumes):

Audio Cassettes

Audio Tapes (reel): 400

LP Discs: 700

78 RPM Discs: 150

Compact Discs: 4

Films

Acetate Discs: 300

45 RPM Discs: 600

SPECIAL FEATURES:

Music recordings include folk music collections, popular music, amateur
music and ethno music. Approximately 600 hours of recordings pertaining to
music in British Columbia, notably radio music programs (popular, classical and
others) from the 1930s to the 1960s, and native music. Radio music collections
include: Jack Cullen Collection, Tom Hood Collection and John Emerson
Collection. Folk music collection includes Phil Thomas Collection; ethno music
includes Ida Halpern Collection.

SERVICES AND FACILITIES (within institution):

Reference/Referral (in person)

Public microcomputers

Photocopiers (outside unit)

Microform readers

Microform printers

Listening facilities

Duplication of sound recordings

Videocassette playback equipment

HOURS: Monday-Friday 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

ACCESS: Open to the general public.

HANDICAPPED ACCESS: Yes; entry to building, rest rooms.



BC32

Greater Victoria Public Library

735 Broughton St.

Victoria, B.C. V8W 3H2

604-382-7241

Fax: 604-382-7125

Email: (Envoy):
cstewart@gvpl.ca

clandry@gvpl.ca

TDD: 604-382-9123

Colleen Stewart-Coordinator, Adult Collections

Cheryl Landry-Public Services Librarian, Music

TYPE OF INSTITUTION: Public Library

NLC: BVI

CONSORTIA: UTLAS; BCUC; LSB

OPAC: Modem setting: N-8-1-F, VT100 emulation

HOLDINGS (Central Library):

Books: 1,996

Scores/Parts: 2,424

Periodicals (titles): 7 in print only, 6 in print & electronic format, 25 in electronic format only

Audio Cassettes: 55

Compact Discs: 4,638

Videocassettes: 1,180

DVDs: 1,686

SERVICES AND FACILITIES (within unit unless noted otherwise):

Reference/Referral (in person)

Telephone reference

Staff-assisted database searching

Direct public database searching

Public microcomputers

Photocopiers

Microform readers

Microform printers

No listening facilities

No VHS or DVD equipment, public can use their own head phones with 54 public computer terminals.

HOURS: (Central Library Hours) Monday, Friday, Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.,
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

ACCESS: Open to the general public.

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

CIRCULATION: Yes

INTERLIBRARY LOAN: Yes; print materials only.

STAFF:

The system employees approximately 295 people.

In the Central Library:

ll full-time professionals

4 part-time professionals

7 full-time non-professionals

1 full-time library assistant

3 part-time library assistants

10 part-time clericals

10 part-time pages (approximately)

5 full-time managers.




BC33

Victoria Conservatory of Music

The Thea and Leon Koerner Music
Library

The George Giles Music Library

900 Johnson Street

Victoria, B.C. V8V 3N4

Phone: 250-386-5311, x201

Fax: 250-386-6602

John Johnston, Librarian

TYPE OF INSTITUTION: Conservatory of Music

CONSORTIA: Camosun Community College, Victoria

HOLDINGS (titles):

Books: 5,500

Music language; teaching; theory; sight reading; ear training

Opera: dictionaries; encyclopedia

Scores/Parts: 12,000

Audio Tapes (reel): 300

LP Discs: 4,500

78 RPM Discs: 150

Compact Discs: 1,000

Video Discs: 400

Photographs: 200

SPECIAL FEATURES:

Collection strengths include; piano music, baroque, classical and romantic
periods; vocal music, romantic and 20th century; string chamber music,
classical and 20th century.

Many old vocal collections and 19th century songbooks, plus early 20th
century Tin Pan Alley songs.

SERVICES AND FACILITIES (within unit unless noted otherwise):

Reference/Referral (in person)

Telephone reference

Photocopiers (outside unit)

Listening facilities

Videocassette playback equipment

Video disc playback equipment

Practice rooms (outside unit)

Piano (outside unit)

HOURS: Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

ACCESS: Open only to registered students, faculty, and members.

HANDICAPPED ACCESS: No

CIRCULATION: No

INTERLIBRARY LOAN: No

STAFF: Prof: 1 Total FTE: 1




BC34

University of Victoria

Music, Audio and Film Collections,
McPherson Library

P.O. Box 1800

Victoria, B.C. V8W 3H5

250-721-8232 (Music/Audio Desk)

721-8287 (Film Desk)

Fax: 250-721-8215

Judith White, Library Assistant 250-721-8232, vjwhite@uvvm.uvic.ca

Michael Gaudet, Music Cataloguer 250-721-6091, libcat5@uvvm.uvic.ca

TYPE OF INSTITUTION: University

OCLC: V72 NUC: CaBViV RISM: VIu UTLAS (ISM): VIC

CONSORTIA: Electronic Library Network (B.C.), MEC (Media Exchange
Cooperative) (B.C.), COPPUL (Council of Prairie and Pacific University
Libraries)

OPAC: NOTIS

Dial-in: Yes

Telnet address: uvvm.uvic.ca, or tn3270://uvvm.uvic.ca

Web address: http://gateway.uvic.ca

HOLDINGS (volumes):

Books: 26,925

Scores/Parts: 32,770

Periodicals (titles): 275

Programs/Program Notes (titles) : 2,000

Manuscripts (titles): 92

Microforms (titles): 109

Audio Cassettes & Tapes (reel): 3,075

LP Discs: 37, 200

78 RPM Discs: 2,000

Compact Discs: 4,600

Videocassettes: 4000

Films: 1030

SPECIAL FEATURES:

Specialties include Beethoven, Shakespeare music, Salon/dance orchestra
music, and Canadian music, Naylor.

Archives of recordings of School of Music concerts.

SERVICES AND FACILITIES (within unit unless noted otherwise):

Reference/Referral (in person)

Telephone reference

Staff-assisted database searching

Direct public database searching

Photocopiers (outside unit)

Microform readers (outside unit)

Microform printers (outside unit)

Listening facilities

Videocassette playback equipment

Seminar room

HOURS (Music and Audio Desk Film Desk): Monday-Thursday 8:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m., Friday 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.,
Saturday-Sunday 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Summer (July-August): Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Intersessions: Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

ACCESS: Open to the general public.

HANDICAPPED ACCESS: Yes; entry to building, rest rooms. Special equipment
available for visually impaired users (outside unit).

CIRCULATION: Yes, non-university borrowers must pay per use to borrow sound
recordings.

INTERLIBRARY LOAN: Yes

STAFF: Prof: 1 Paraprof: 6.16 Pages/Studt Asst: 0.33 Total FTE: 7.49




BC35

West Vancouver Memorial Library

1950 Marine Drive

West Vancouver, B.C. V7V 1J8

604-925-7400

Fax: 604-925-5928

TYPE OF INSTITUTION: Public Library

CONSORTIA: InterLINK

INTERNET: westvanlib.org

HOLDINGS (volumes):

Books (titles): 265,000

Scores/Parts: 394

Audio Cassettes & Compact Discs: 13,231

Videocassettes & DVDs (titles): 9,278

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

Music listening room with CD listening posts

Concert series

Music lectures

Classical and Naxos music databases

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 (Sept.-June) 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

ACCESS: Open to the general public.

HANDICAPPED ACCESS: Yes; entry to building.

CIRCULATION: Yes

INTERLIBRARY LOAN: Yes (book materials)




BC36

University of British Columbia, Wilson Recordings Collection

Irving K. Barber Learning Centre

1961 East Mall

Vancouver, B.C. V6T 1Z1

Call or send all correspondence to:

Music Library

6361 Memorial Road, Music Building

Vancouver, B.C. V6T 1Z2

604-822-3589

Reference Desk: 604-822-6835

Fax: 604-822-1966

Kirsten Walsh, Head 604-822-1408, Kwalsh@interchange.ubc.ca,

Terry Horner, Music Librarian 604-822-1317, thorner@interchange.ubc.ca

TYPE OF INSTITUTION: University

OCLC: UBC

OPAC: Voyageur

HOLDINGS (titles):

LP Discs: 32,600

Compact Discs (volumes): 10,000

SPECIAL FEATURES: Showbiz Collection of Broadway and movie soundtracks, LPs and CDs.

SERVICES AND FACILITIES (within unit unless noted otherwise):

Reference/Referral (in person)

E-help virtual reference

Telephone reference

Direct public database searching

Photocopiers

HOURS: Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m., Friday 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.,
Sunday 12:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.;

Summer hours vary.

ACCESS: Open to the general public.

HANDICAPPED ACCESS: Yes; rear entry to the building.

CIRCULATION: Yes

INTERLIBRARY LOAN: No




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