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Electronic Materials

  • Non-audio digital files are available via Blackboard, or the instructor's preferred course content depository
  • Access to files on Blackboard is restricted to students enrolled in a given course
  • Streaming audio is made available for courses through Google Drive and links to Oberlin's online resources

    These materials are linked through course syllabi submitted directly to Conservatory Library staff prior to the beginning of the semester.

    To arrange listening for your course reserves:

    1) Provide a course syllabus and specify particular recordings (or we will supply a links to Naxos or other streaming resources based on your suggestions). Send syallabi to Gregory Solow, Conservatory Library Circulation Coordinator, at

    2) We will return a linked document which you may add to your Blackboard (or Google Drive) course listing

    3) Students may then click on syllabus links to listen

    For assistance with streaming audio material contact Gregory Solow at or (440) 775-5136

Tangible Materials/Regular Reserve

  • books, CDs, binders, scores, videos, etc. are shelved at the Circulation Desk
  • items circulate for 3 hours
  • reserve recordings do not leave the library
  • print reserves may leave the library
  • print reserves may be checked out overnight if the 3-hour loan period will expire after the library has closed
    • materials are due by 9am the next morning

Information for Faculty

  • create lists of reserve items using reserve forms
  • check OBIS for status information (indicate items you have checked out to yourself to avoid recall notices)
  • library staff will retrieve the items from the library collections (personal items may also be put on reserve)
  • submit forms or questions to Gregory Solow at or (440) 775-5136
    • late additions to Blackboard lists will be processed in 7 days
    • alterations or additional drafts of course syllabi submitted for streaming audio processing will be processed in the order that they are received
Last updated:
July 18, 2016