Frequently Asked Questions

General
How to read a call number
Who has access to the Stan Getz Library?
Why are you called the “Stan Getz Library”?
General Library Questions
Do you have any services or particular policies regarding special needs patrons?
Should I reshelve books I've used in the library but have not checked out?
Fines, Lost Items, and Bursar’s Library Blocks
How do I pay my fine?
What fines does the library charge?
What is a Bursar’s library block? How do I settle a Bursar block?
How do I see what fines I owe?
What if I lose an item I checked out?
What should I do if I lose my Berklee ID card?
Research
Where can I start my research?
How do I cite my print/electronic sources?
Which journals/magazines are available at the library?
How do I locate a book or score in the shelves of the Library or Library Annex?
What if the library does have the book or score I need, but it’s checked out or in use?
What if the library doesn’t have the book or score I need?
How do I find an article, dictionary/encyclopedia entry, audio/video streaming, or other online resources?
Can I still find an article, dictionary/encyclopedia entry, audio/video streaming, or other online resources -- even when I’m off campus?
BerkleeMusic.com student information
How do “Berklee Online” students get access to restricted library online material?
Circulation
What can Alumni and Five-Week students check out of the library and for how long?
How can I renew an item?
How do I place a hold on an item? How can I check my holds?
How do I find out what items are on reserve? How do I access online or electronic reserve material?
How do I search and check out ebooks?
How do I view ebooks on my mobile device?