Music Library Technology

MusiCommons: The Music Library’s Media and Computer Lab

Our 20 Mac workstations offer users significant computing and media resources to support learning and research in a technological music world:

  • Scanning (Free)
  • Printing (payment by FLEX only)
  • Internet browsing/searching
  • Microsoft Office:
    • Word
    • Excel
    • Powerpoint
  • iTunes
  • iPhoto
  • iMovie
  • Adobe Photoshop Elements 11
  • Garageband
  • Sibelius (music notation)
  • Access to all internet library resources
  • Wireless connectivity and wireless printing (JMU users only)

Recording Transfer Station

This makery station provides users the ability to playback and transfer many audio formats (including LP and Cassette).  Additionally, you may request Music Library staff digitize material (including Music Library Special Collections material) using our professional equipment.  For video please contact Media Production

Equipment for use in the MusiCommons (4 hour loan):

  • Headphones
  • Headphone Splitters (For multiple users)
  • Headphone adaptors
  • MIDI Keyboards
  • Computer Mice (may leave the library)

Equipment available for Check-out (3 day loan):

  • Audio and Video Recording Equipment
  • USB Apple Superdrives (CD/DVD drives)

Please return equipment to the Music Library. 3-day equipment loans are for JMU patrons only.