The Mickel Library holds some 200,000 books, scores, music recordings, DVDs, microforms, and other materials. It currently provides a variety of online resources, including over 39,500 periodicals in full text, 429,000 eBooks, and thousands of reference works. These resources are accessible 24 hours a day.
The library is open 85 hours per week whenever classes are in session during the academic year. Reference / “Ask a Librarian” and interlibrary loan services are available on weekdays.
Computers and Wi-Fi are provided around the building for access to the library’s website, the Internet, and software. Notable spaces include the Music Library and two learning commons for individual study and collaboration. Archives and Special Collections, the Writing Center, and the Center for Academic Excellence are also housed in the library building.