Denis Arnold Music Library

Denis Arnold Music Library

Welcome to Denis Arnold Music Library on University Park - supporting the Department of Music.

Opening times  |  What's available in the library?  |  Access

Opening times during August

Denis Arnold Music Library will be open on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons during August. From 1 - 25 September, the library will be open standard vacation hours. 

Contact the Library Helpline via phone, email or Live Chat.


Denis Arnold Music Library
Arts Centre
University Park

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Hot weather

There is a level 3 Met Office heat health alert in place from Thursday 11 August to Sunday 14 August, with temperatures set to be in excess of 33 degrees in parts of the country.

Most of our Libraries provide air cooling and access to fresh cold water so you can stay hydrated but please plan your visit carefully and take regular breaks. If you feel unwell, please alert a member of staff.

Visit our news item for the latest updates including water cooler locations and safety guidance

Visiting the library

  • Bring your University Card or Library Card for access.
  • The wearing of face coverings is strongly recommended unless you are exempt.
  • Wash your hands regularly and clean surfaces before and after use. 
  • Please do not eat hot food in the library.
  • If you have Covid symptoms, do not come on to campus. Visit Safety on Campus for the latest guidance.

Opening times

Denis Arnold Music Library is currently in: Vacation opening hours

August 2022 opening hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday 1.30 - 4.30pm
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 1.30 - 4.30pm
Friday - Sunday Closed

Vacation opening hours (July and September)

Monday - Friday 9.30am - 4.30pm
Saturday - Sunday Closed

Closing procedures

Last entry to the library is 15 minutes before the advertised library closing time. Library closing procedures are announced by tannoy.

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What's available in the library?

Facilities and study space

The following services are available in the library:

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Books and locations

Denis Arnold Music Library is home to subject resources for the Department of Music.

You can search our collections using the library discovery tool, NUsearch

Not sure where to start? Take a look at our subject guides to discover the key resources for your subject area including books, journals, databases and more.

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You will need your University Card for access to the library. 

Denis Arnold Music Library has:

  • door access via level front door
  • library on the ground floor
  • accessible unisex WC in the School of Music
  • parking for blue badge holders nearby
  • Hearing Loop situated at reception desk

Access plans showing emergency exits and refuges:


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