Denis Arnold Music Library

Denis Arnold Music Library

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

Opening times  |  Visiting  |  What's available?  |  Access  |  Help

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28 November 2022

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Opening times

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

Term time opening hours (until 16 December 2022)

Monday - Friday 9.30am - 7pm
Saturday 1 - 5pm
Sunday Closed

17 December 2022 - 15 January 2023

Vacation opening hours (from 17 December 2022 - 15 January 2023)

DayLibrary and help desk opening hours
Saturday 17 - Sunday 18 December


Monday 19 - Thursday 22 December 9.30am - 4.30pm
Friday 23 - Monday 2 January Closed
Tuesday 3 - Friday 6 January 9.30am - 4.30pm
Saturday 7 - Sunday 8 January Closed
Monday 9 - Friday 13 January 9.30am - 4.30pm
Saturday 14 - Sunday 15 January Closed

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Visiting the library


Denis Arnold Music Library
Arts Centre
University Park

Google Map

Libraries essentials

  • Bring your University Card or Library Card for access. What if I forget my card?
  • Hot food should be eaten outside the library.
  • Please don't leave your belongings unattended, keep them with you at all times.
  • Visit Safety on Campus for the latest guidance on staying safe and well.

Take a look inside


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What's available in the library?

Facilities and study space

The following services are available in the library:

Get Library Ready

The nearest Prayer rooms can be found in the Portland Building. Visit the Chaplaincy website for more information.


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.

Discover our collections



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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Help and support

Contact Library staff

  • Library staff (wearing blue lanyards) will be happy to answer any questions about our libraries.
  • Email Denis Arnold Music Library at
  • For general library queries, please contact the Library Helpline by email, phone or Live Chat.

Too noisy?

If you are finding it difficult to study because of noise disruption, please let Library staff know.

Health and wellbeing

Report and supportGuide to wellbeing support at the university (PDF)


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