Music Library Main Reading Room. Photographer: Mike Marsland

At the heart of the Gilmore Music Library is our magnificent Main Reading Room, a custom-built facility constructed in a former courtyard of Sterling Memorial Library. Photographer: Michael Marsland       

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The Gilmore Music Library is currently trialing a new database, Rock's Backpages - the world's biggest archive of music journalism and pop writing of the last 60 years. Let us know what you think. 

Ethel Waters - circa 1943

Oral History of American Music is happy to announce a new research guide entitled “An African American Studies Critical Guide to Oral History of American Music, which highlights the voices of people of color represented in OHAM’s oral histories.