Albino Gorno Memorial Library / CCM Library

ccm library reading room

Welcome to the CCM Library!

  • The physical library is located in the Blegen Library building (next door to CCM) on the 6th level (see CCML FAQs for how to find the CCM Library).
    Accessible access: phone (513)556-1970 after entering the Blegen Library building to request assistance. 

  •  Opening hours are listed below.

  • Study spaces in the Reading Room and the Media Lab are available to library users.
    • For details about library spaces, available equipment, or getting library help, see
      CCML FAQs.

  • This online catalog is most successful for discovering materials held in the CCM Library.
  • All CCM Library stacks are open to public access during opening hours.

  • The CCM Library Circulation Desk is open to public access during opening hours.
    • Patrons may pull books and scores from the shelves themselves, and check items out at the Desk.
    • Patrons may request CDs and DVDs at the desk (by call number), and then check them out.
    • Patrons may request LPs at the desk (by call number) for use in the CCM Library.
  • Course reserves for print books, print scores, CDs, DVDs, etc. continues for Spring Semester.
    • To access item(s) on course reserve, request each item by call number at the CCM Library Circulation Desk. The borrowing time will be specified when you check the item(s) out.
    • To request to place materials on CCM Library course reserves, go to the course reserves webpage and use the online form.
  • Different libraries may be designated as pickup locations.
    • For example, a CCM patron may use the online catalog’s “Request” function to request a volume of poetry held in Langsam for pickup at the CCM Library.
    • Additionally, OhioLINK and SearchOhio items can be requested for pickup at the CCM Library. When logging on to ILL, select “Change User Information” to check that “CCM” shows in the pickup location dropdown field. OhioLINK and ILL materials are usually delivered to the CCM Library three times per week (M, W, F).
  • Loan periods: 
  • For entrance to the Blegen Library building
    • UCID card swipe access is required outside office hours (before 7am and after 5pm).

For assistance, please reach out to one of the CCM Library faculty and staff: staff directory

For the latest UC Libraries information visit UC Libraries Service Updates.

The following might prove useful:

Online music scores

Google Scholar -- see how to configure Google Scholar for UC full-text journal articles and other resources

Online music series -- access Cambridge Companions in Music, Oxford Handbooks in Music, and Oxford Scholarship Online through UC online catalog

Remote Teaching Resources for Music

For items on this list that may interest you, check for them in "Top Resources" (below) or "Guide to Research Resources" (above) to see if UC library subscriptions may provide access.

Top Resources

CCM Library News

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  • Spring Semester hours, Monday, January 10–Sunday, January 23
    • OPEN Monday–Friday: 9:00am–5:00pm
      • Exception: CLOSED Monday, 17 January -- Martin Luther King Day
    • CLOSED Saturday–Sunday
  • Spring Semester hours, Monday, January 24, 2022 (to be posted)


Email contact:                                        Phone contact:
Dr. Jenny Doctor, library head                  (513)556-1970 (Circulation Desk)

Postal Address (USPS):                         Street Address (UPS/Fedex)
CCM Library                                              CCM Library                                             
600 Blegen Library                                   600 Blegen Library
PO Box 210152                                        2602 McMicken Circle
University of Cincinnati                            Cincinnati, OH 45221
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0152