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Marian Anderson Music Study Center

The Marian Anderson Music Study Center is the primary reading room for the Otto E. Albrecht Music Library, located on the 4th floor on the west side of Van Pelt. It features the music reference collection, selected current periodicals, a quiet atmosphere, comfortable seating, and study tables.

Also in the Marian Anderson Music Study Center is the Bodek Seminar Room.

Desks in the Marian Anderson Music Study Center.

Classes cannot be scheduled in the room.

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Accordion List


  • PC desktop
  • Scanners


Food is not permitted. Beverages must be covered.

Location and Accessibility


For Wheelchairs

  • Sufficient doorway & hallway clearance
  • Clearance to approach table

Orthopedic Accessibility

  • Chairs have adjustable height


  • Natural and/or non-fluorescent light

Nearby Bathrooms

4 large gender-neutral, accessible bathrooms are located in the 4th floor west elevator lobby. (see floor plan)

Accessible Entrance

Accessible entrance on the ground floor. A brick walk leads from the north side of Levy Park to the accessible door. At the end of the walk are 2 doors. The accessible door is on the right.

Directions to the accessible entrance:   Word   |   PDF