You may have noticed that the transfer of printed materials from the Fourth Floor back "home" to the Lower Level has stalled for awhile. This is because we are waiting for the installation of new shelving in the area where some listening carrels used to be. The new shelving will free up space to add a seating area in the far section of shelving, by the windows.
The collection has been growing, and some shelving areas had become too tight before the carpeting. Here are some of the main areas that have been growing quite a bit:
Amy Edmonds came to Ball State University as Music Librarian in November, 2008. Her previous positions have included Music Librarian at Southwest State University (now Texas State University at San Marcos) and Chief of the Music Division of the District of Columbia Public Library. She has also been a performer, playing viola with orchestras in DC and Iowa, including the Quad Cities Symphony. She holds a Masters Degree in Library Service from Columbia University in New York and is ABD in Historical Musicology at the University of Texas, Austin.