The Music Library (, 1102 Schoenberg Music Bldg., 310-825-4882, is the central library facility for music study and research at UCLA. This library houses the largest academic music collections in Southern California, and subscribes to almost every major online resource for music. Music-related special collections (rare books and scores, manuscripts) are held in Library Special Collections, A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library. Go to Library Hours ( for current schedule.


The Ethnomusicology Archive, 1630 Schoenberg Music Building, 825-1695, is a classroom and research collection of sound recordings of non-Western folk, popular, and classical musics. The collection includes both commercially produced recordings and non-published field recordings on records, open-reel tapes, cassettes, and compact discs. The majority of the Archive’s noncommercial field recordings were recorded by UCLA faculty and students, past and present. Listening facilities are available in the Archive, however the Archive’s materials do not circulate and may not be duplicated without written permission from the copyright holders, collectors, and/or performers.

Among the Archive’s diverse holdings, are the Kunst Collection, the Colin McPhee Collection, and the East Asian Collection of written sources in Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Thai. The Archive wishes to make available resources that will facilitate the study of the history and development of music within California. A major collection in this initiative is the Don Ellis Collection of jazz materials. Go to Ethnomusicology Archive Hours of Service for current schedule.


The online Ethnomusicology Research Guide is intended to give UCLA students, staff and faculty interested in ethnomusicology resources a starting point. Included is information on both print and electronic resources. This guide is a work in progress. If you have any suggestions for what you would like to see included please email Maureen Russell.


The UCLA Library (, in addition to providing access to and delivery of information resources to faculty, staff, and students in support of the instructional and research missions of the University, also provides a variety of services to assist instructors in inspiring student learning, research, and success ( The Charles E. Young Research Library (graduate library) and the Powell Library (undergraduate library) house the largest collections. Administrative office: 11334 Young Research Library (YRL), 310-825-1201.


The UCLA Library’s website ( offers a wealth of research resources and tools, serving as a gateway not only to the Library’s online catalog but also databases, full-text journal articles, streaming audio and video resources, and research guides and tutorials. Additionally, you can find information about instructional support, research assistance, events, and library policies.


Bruin OnLine (BOL) is the campus internet service provider for UCLA students, faculty, and staff and a vehicle for accessing campus network communication services. Using BOL, students enroll in classes or access student records through URSA, check class availability in the online Schedule of Classes, search the UCLA Library collections, access their Study Lists through MyUCLA, and connect to a range of campus events, programs, and services.

Bruin OnLine services include dial-up access to the campus backbone network and the Internet, an email account, and space for personal webpages. To open a BOL account, have your employee identification number and go to or call (310) 825-7452.


My.UCLA provides a portal to individual student information. Features include a personalized Study List showing classes and class information such as grades; a notifications section for important announcements; a subscriptions section to access online information from newspapers, journals, or magazines or from University departments, clubs, and organizations; and links to UCLA online resources, including URSA, the Schedule of Classes, and UCLA General Catalog. WebMail provides students an intuitive way to access private email accounts from any computer via MyUCLA. See