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Access and Services

The books, recordings, and archival collections of the CBMR Library are non-circulating. They can be consulted by anyone on-site during the Library's hours of operation.

Library hours are 9–5 (Central Time) Monday–Friday. The CBMR Library is located at:
618 South Michigan Avenue, 6th floor, in Chicago, Illinois.

Visitors who are not affiliated with Columbia College Chicago may be required to show a current photo ID (faculty or student ID or current driver's license or state ID) and to sign in at the security desk in the lobby of 618 S. Michigan Avenue.

The CBMR Library and Archives does not require researchers to make research appointments in advance. However, advance notice is very much appreciated. Send research requests to cbmrref@colum.edu, or feel free to call us at (312) 369-7586. Our fax number is (312) 369-8029. We are happy to answer your questions about our collections and our policies, as well as reference.

Please address correspondence to:

Center for Black Music Research Library and Archives
Columbia College Chicago
600 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605