On the second floor you will find Books A - M, FOLIO A-M, Music & Media (including the International Guitar Research Archive (IGRA), the C.K. and Teresa Tseng Gallery (home to our exhibitions), and Special Collections & Archives. There are also graduate, group and individual study rooms, study areas, and self-service copy machines. (printable PDF version)
The Special Collections & Archives area houses Special Collections, the Urban Archives Center and the University Archives. Materials available for onsite research only. Hours: M-F, 9am- 4:30pm - (818) 677-2832 for more information.
Music & Media holds our collections of music books, scores, videos, CDs, LPs and audio books. Audio and video equipment is available for use in the media carrels, and faculty can book videos to screen in classrooms.
Group Study Rooms
Group Study Rooms 212 and 220-225 are available for check-out at the Circulation Desk on a first-come, first-served basis to groups of CSUN students.
C.K. & Teresa Tseng Gallery
The C.K. & Teresa Tseng Gallery is home to most of the Oviatt Library's special exhibitions. Past exhibitions have included "Now Give Three Cheers" The Timeless Magic of Gilbert and Sullivan, Fifty and Fabulous (celebrating CSUN's 50th Anniversary), as well as numerous cultural events.
The International Guitar Research Archive (IGRA) is one of the world's largest collections of guitar sheet music, some of it rare and unique. Housed here are works for solo guitar, as well as ensemble pieces for multiple guitars and other instruments.
Study rooms located in the west wing, lower level and on the fourth floor along the north wall, are for use by faculty and graduate students. Inquire at the Circulation Desk for availability and sign-up.
Individual study rooms are located on floors 2, 3 and 4. Please go to the Circulation Desk for availability and sign-out of locked study rooms. Unlocked rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis for individual use.