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last updated: 8/9/2013

Materials - Frontlog Books/Scores (Music Library)

Frontlog Books and Scores

IUCAT Displays:

Cook Music Library - Frontlog - Books -- To Use, Ask Staff
Cook Music Library - Frontlog - Oversized -- Ask Staff
Cook Music Library - Frontlog - Scores -- To Use, Ask Staff
  • Type of material: Books and scores that have been acquired by the Music Library but are not yet fully cataloged.

  • Where found: These items are stored in closed stack areas and must be retrieved by library staff for your use.

  • How to access:
    1. Use IUCAT to find the call number or "temporary control number" of the item you wish to use. (Note: temporary call numbers look something like this: AAX1724 or 1237654).
    2. Request retrieval of the item in one of three ways:
      • Fill out a yellow retrieval request slip at the circulation desk and give it to the desk attendant.  Be sure to include your name, the IUCAT location, and the call number.  The item will be retrieved within 15 minutes and held for you until the end of the day.

      • Print a copy of the IUCAT record that contains the composer, title, IUCAT location, and call number. Write your name clearly on the printout and turn it in at the circulation desk. The item will be retrieved within 15 minutes and held for you until the end of the day.
      • Send an email message to libmus [at] indiana.edu requesting that an item or item(s) be retrieved and held for you that day. You should receive a response within 30 minutes indicating the status of your request.
    3. Once your frontlog items have been retrieved, you can pick them up and charge them out at the circulation desk.

  • Loan periods:
    • Indiana University faculty, staff, and graduate students: One semester
    • Indiana University undergraduate students: 30 days
    • Indiana residents: 30 days

  • Overdue fines:
    • Students, staff and Indiana residents:
      • $0.25 per day
        • $12.50 -- Maximum overdue fine (non-refundable)
        • $100.00 -- Minimum standard fee for replacement of the item
        • $20.00 -- Database adjustment fee
        • $5.00 -- Billing fee
        Credit will be issued for everything but the $12.50 overdue fine and the $5.00 billing fee if the material is returned.

    • Indiana University faculty: No overdue fines unless the item has been recalled.

  • Renewals: Items may be renewed twice after initial checkout unless requested by another patron. After the second renewal, items must be returned to the Music Library. If no one else has requested the item and it does not need repair or binding, you may check it out again.

  • Recalls: Any item may be recalled by another patron after it has been charged out for two weeks. If someone recalls an item you have out, you will receive a letter from the Music Library asking that you bring the item back earlier than you may have anticipated.

    If you choose to ignore the notice, you will be billed for the replacement of the item plus a non-refundable $25.00 fine. (Faculty members are also responsible for recall fines).


last updated: 8/9/2013