Skip to main content
Roosevelt University in Chicago, Schaumburg and Online - Logo

Performing Arts Library

Introduction to the PAL and Tabs for LibGuides.

Performing Arts Library


The Roosevelt University Performing Arts Library features one of the best academic music and theatre collections in Illinois. The Library and listening center offers over ninety thousand volumes including books, scores, recordings, video and numerous databases.

Strengths include history and performance practice of Western art music, contemporary music and jazz studies. The library also owns many critically edited complete works sets of individual composers and collections. Currently, the library carries over 100 periodical subscriptions both electronic and in print, and has complete runs of several important music and theatre journals. Follow this to see complete journals holdings.

The Performing Arts Library archives contain many historically important documents, rare books, scores and sound recordings. In addition, the archives hold extensive material relating to the music school dating to its origins in the 19th century, including papers and large audio archives of Rudolph Ganz.

Performing Arts Librarian/Cataloger

Deb Morris's picture
Deb Morris
Performing Arts Library

430 S. Michigan Ave.

Chicago, IL 60605


Performing Arts Library Technical Assistant/Circulation Manager

Anita Hwang's picture
Anita Hwang
Auditorium Building
Performing Arts Library
Room 1111-F

Contact Us.

Digital Management /Technology Specialist

Eric Wierzbicki's picture
Eric Wierzbicki
Auditorium Building
Murray-Green Library
Room 1006