Music / Audio Visual / Microform Room

The Music/AV/Microform Room, located on the 3rd floor, entering from Chater Hall (see map), contains our audio and visual recordings, as well as our microform collection of newspapers, journals and other sources, all of which are searchable through our online catalogue.

A telephone with a direct line to the Access Services Desk is provided for access to the collection outside regular office hours.

Music/AV/Microform Room Features:

  • 3 listening stations (1 CD, 1 cassette, 1 LP)
  • 2 viewing stations (TV with VCR and DVD player)
  • 2 microform viewing stations (1 microfilm/fiche reader, 1 digital microform scanner)

Borrowing Guidelines:

  • CDs (3-day loan) – limit of 3 at a time (some exceptions apply)
  • Videos and DVDs (1-day loan) – limit of 1 at a time 
  • Reserve items (3-hour loan) – limit of 1 at a time

Items "For Use in Library Only":

  • All microform
  • Records 
  • Audio cassettes
  • CD box sets
  • Reserve material

Replication Services:

Our office also provides replication services when time permits. For copies of obituary notices or articles from our microform collection, please provide the title, volume, year, issue, and page of the serial, as well as the name of the deceased or title/author of the article.

Contact:

Phone: 902-867-2216
Text: 902-908-0632
 

Library News

Fri, May, 8, 2020

Please see the announcement from RefWorks regarding planned downtime for Saturday May 9th below.

Dear RefWorks Community, 

Thu, March, 19, 2020

Effective immediately, the library will be closed until further notice.  We will strive to maintain as many services as possible.  Reference librarians will be available to help you with your research by making... Read more

Wed, March, 18, 2020

Please be advised that RefWorks and its associated programs will be unavailable for a few hours on Saturday, March 21st.  For completed details, see the message from the service provider below:

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Fri, October, 11, 2019

Since the hack of the University’s systems and subsequent shutdown of our local servers in November of 2018, library staff have been working to restore access to our digital collections (yearbooks, StFX... Read more

Wed, June, 19, 2019

We are happy to announce that access to Gaelstream has been partially restored on a new host (https://stfx.cairnrepo.org/islandora/object/... Read more