The Library's services during the COVID-19 Pandemic

 

The Library continues to support all posted resources and guidelines available on the Back to Berklee webpage. For any questions regarding Berklee's reopening and response to the COVID-19 pandemic, please visit the Back to Berklee information page.

 

 

Facilities

 

Albert Alphin Library 

The Albert Alphin Library at Boston Conservatory at Berklee is home to more than 50,000 books, scores, plays, DVDs, and reference materials relating to the performing arts. Both Conservatory and College students, staff, and faculty are welcome to check out materials to take home. Patrons can search our collection using the Berklee and Boston Conservatory augmented search or browse the Albert Alphin Library catalog for specific Albert Alphin Library materials.

In addition to classical, musical, and dance materials, the Albert Alphin Library has a quiet room for dedicated study and a small computer lab. Patrons are also welcome to use our printer, copier, and scanner.

For more information regarding The Library service and collection offerings, please visit our services page.

 

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 Stan Getz Library provides access to a wealth of online and physical resources including 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. You can search The Library’s entire collection, or items specifically found in the Stan Getz Library facility on the landing page of our website.

More information can be found on Our Services page regarding our service and collection offerings.

 

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.

Featuring:

  • PC workstations with audio, multimedia, game production and VR software.
  • VR headsets, ambisonic mics, 360º cameras and more for circulation.

 

 

Library Lab 1

150 Mass Ave., Rm. 275

Please bring your own headphones. This room is self-service, first come, first served. Access the computers by signing in with your One Pass.

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

 

 

General Contact Numbers

Stan Getz Library library@berklee.edu (617) 747-2258
Albert Alphin Library bcblibrary@berklee.edu (617) 747-2569
Library Reference Desk askalibrarian@berklee.edu Text reference only: (617) 500-6131
Creative Technology Center ctc@berklee.edu, 
Please direct technology training inquiries to
ctc+training@berklee.edu
(617) 747-8685
Valencia Library

libraryvalencia@berklee.edu

x3438 (Boston), (+34) 963 332 802 ext. 3438 (Spain)
Berklee Archives archives@berklee.edu (617) 747-8001

 

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.