Music Librarianship

Discover a career path that combines your interest in libraries and music

The music librarianship specialization is available to all Master of Library Science (M.L.S.) students, and combines a top library sciences education with coursework and resources at Indiana University’s world-class Jacobs School of Music.

With this specialization, you can follow many career paths to combine your interests in libraries and music. Join an academic music library or orchestra library. Become a humanities subject specialist, web content planner, or cataloger. Work with the materials in a special collection or archive, or manage the music collection at a public library or museum.

Prospective applicants interested in pursuing the Music Librarianship specialization must obtain additional approval from the music librarians before pursuit of the specialization can be confirmed. Please contact the Music Specialization Advisor, Keith Cochran, Associate Director of the Cook Music Library, if you are interested in pursuing the Music Librarianship Specialization.