Facilities

 

Albert Alphin Library

The Albert Alphin Library at Boston Conservatory at Berklee supports the instruction, research, and informational needs of the Conservatory community by acquiring, maintaining, and preserving access to materials and information in a variety of formats in the areas of dance, music, theater, and liberal arts. The library has Mac computers, photocopiers, printing services, wireless internet access, and a designated quiet area. Those from the Berklee College of Music community may check out items from the Alphin Library. Students seeking additional information on electronic resources, library policies, and more should visit the website.

For more information regarding service and collection offerings, please visit our homepage. You can also visit our KOHA catalog system to search items specifically found in the Albert Alphin Library facility.

 

Stan Getz Library

Berklee’s Stan Getz Library was dedicated in 1998 to the memory of the great jazz saxophonist through a generous gift from the Herb Alpert Foundation. Located on the second floor of 150 Mass. Ave., the main Stan Getz Library collection area and adjacent quiet Reading Room are open to all Berklee students, faculty, and staff, as well as alumni and ProArts Consortium members.

The Stan Getz Library provides access to a wealth of online and physical resources including the reserve collection, music scores, songbooks, literature, periodicals, and audio / video recordings that represent a variety of music focused subject interests including popular music, jazz, blues, music education, music therapy, music technology and music business, as well as materials supporting the liberal arts curriculum and research.

For more information regarding service and collection offerings, please visit our homepage. You can also visit our Evergreen catalog system to search items specifically found in the Stan Getz Library facility.

 

Creative Technology Center

150 Mass Ave., Rm. 105
 
Creative Technology Center Stations

The Creative Technology Center (CTC) is open to all college and conservatory students, regardless of major or field of study. The CTC provides workstations along with a catalog of hardware available for circulation. Located on the first floor, below the Stan Getz Library, the CTC assists students with technical questions and facilitates collaboration and experimentation.

Featuring:

  • iMac Pro workstations with music and multimedia production software.
  • Laptop workstations with external displays and keyboard/mouse.
  • Synthesizers, MIDI controllers, audio interfaces and more.
  • Technology training via classes, workshops and one-on-one peer training.

 

Immersive Technology Lab

150 Mass Ave., Rm. 106

Located at the CTC, the Immersive Technology Lab (ITL) exposes visitors to emerging technologies such as virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), mixed reality (MR), 360º video and other immersive media. Located at the Creative Technology Center, ITL is available for students, faculty and staff to visit individually or reserve for group VR time, class visits and presentations.

Featuring:

  • PC workstations with audio, multimedia, game production and VR software.
  • Room scale VR systems.
  • VR headsets, ambisonic mics, 360º cameras and more for circulation.
  • Presentation and workshop space wired for quadraphonic sound.

 

Library Labs

150 Mass Ave., Rm. 275, 278, 279

 

Located on the second floor behind the Stan Getz Library, the three labs provide additional workstations for individual work in music and research.

Featuring:

  • iMacs with music production software and midi controllers.
  • Music Technology and Library instruction via group glasses.
  • Bookable 20 person capacity room for student group meetings and presentations.

 

Our Addresses and Locations:

 

Address Facility
150 Massachusetts Avenue,
Boston, MA 02115
  • Stan Getz Library
  • Creative Technology Center (CTC)
  • Immersive Tech Lab (ITL)
  • Library Labs
8 Fenway
Boston, MA 02215
  • Albert Alphin Library

 

Our mailing addresses are:

Berklee College of Music - Stan Getz Library
1140 Boylston Street, MS150-LIB
Boston, MA 02215 U.S.A.
Boston Conservatory at Berklee - Attn: Albert Alphin Library
1140 Boylston Street,
Boston, MA 02215 U.S.A.