The library building, designed by Sir Leslie Martin, was opened in 1984 and offers the following facilities:
Note on Photocopying and Copyright
The photocopying of copyright material is restricted under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (and later amendments) and EU legislation. Users must satisfy themselves that any copying they undertake is legal. Guidelines on copying (incl. the MPA Code of Fair Practice for printed music) are displayed in the photocopying room; guidance on copying sound recordings is displayed in the Audio Room. If in doubt, please consult a recent version of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 and the Copyright Licensing Agency’s HE Trial Photocopying and Scanning Licence documentation.