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Remote Services Available

Planned Down Time


During the period of the stay at home order, the M. D. Anderson Library will be closed.  The main library will close as scheduled at 10:45pm Tuesday, March 24, 2020 and will not reopen until further notice.  The three subject libraries (Music, Health Sciences, and Art, Design, and Architecture) are closed and will not reopen until further notice.


The Libraries’ Covid-19 webpage has been updated to reflect closing of the physical spaces.  It also provides information on the full range of virtual services that continue to be available.  The page will be updated continuously.



  • Reference and research consultations 
  • Instruction 
  • Scan and email requested book chapters from available Course Reserves 
  • Purchase Materials (it is likely that we will only be able to make electronic materials available)



The Music Library’s general email address ( will be monitored from 8am–5pm, MondayFriday. Emails sent to this address are forwarded to all three full-time staff.   


To contact any full-time staff member of the Music Library directly please visit: 


To ask a question, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page, and click “Ask Us” 

Music Library provides remote services during building closure

Planned Down Time

Moving forward…

I hope this message finds you in high spirits and good health.  

As the COVID-19 pandemic poses unprecedented personal and institutional challenges, I wanted you to let you know that effective 5pm on Friday, March 20, the Music Library will close until further notice and provide services remotely.  

Please lean on us for questions about access to electronic resources, instruction requests, research consultations, literature search assistance, and more!  You may contact us directly, or by using the department email,

We look forward to serving the faculty, students and staff of the University of Houston during this time of transition.

Take Good Care,

Madelyn Shackelford Washington, Coordinator of the Music Library