The Library and Archives of the Center for Black Music Research is a comprehensive research collection covering all idioms in black music of the United States and the African diaspora. Collections include books, periodicals, sound recordings in several formats, printed music, photographs and videotapes, manuscripts and archival materials, and a comprehensive collection of theses and dissertations on black music.
The STAR database has been retired after many years of excellent service. New! Improved! Complete! access to the collections coming soon!
In the meantime, please find books and theses, plus commercial recordings on CD in the library catalog. See other pages listed below for archival collections and sound recordings. Many more recordings, magazines, and other materials are available–just ask! For assistance, please contact the reference staff by phone at 312-369-7559 or through email at email@example.com
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Chicago, IL 60605
Fall 2015 Semester:
Tuesday, September 8, 2015 – Friday, December 18, 2015
Monday–Friday, 10 am – 5 pm
For appointments, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 312-369-7586.