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Media Collections

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Borrowing Policies

  • Music recordings (CDs & LPs): 2 weeks
  • Videos (DVDs & VHS): 7 days
  • Music reference books & bound journals: 5 days
  • Music & Media Course Reserves: 4 hours for students; 24 hours for faculty and staff

Late fees for media items are $5 per day, with a maximum fine of $25.

Patrons may renew Mason items 3 times (except affiliate members who may renew once). Media requested by other patrons will not be renewed. Media reserve materials are not renewable. Ways to Renew:

NEW! Borrow DVD Drives

The Music & Media Collections has DVD drives available for use by GMU students, faculty, and staff. You can check them out for 7 days and use them to watch DVDs or listen to CDs on your own computer.
Stop by the Main Circulation Desk at Fenwick Library to check one out!

Find DVDs and VHS

The Mason libraries hosts a large collection of VHS and DVDs in Fenwick Library 1B.

Simply search for a title, director, genre, or other keyterm in the Library Search and click "submit". After that, use "Refine your Results" in the Left-hand side of the screen. Select the drop down arrow next to "Resource Type" and check videos.

Please click here for a tutorial on finding VHS and DVD through the library website.

Tutorial PDF

Find Audio Recordings

There are a several thousand CDs and phonograph records available through Mason Libraries. They are part of the media collection of the MUSIC LIBRARY in Fenwick Library (2604).

Use the Library Search to find specific titles and composers. Once you get your results, use the left sidebar to limit to "Resource Type: Audio Recordings."