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Articles often delivered electronically. Pickup hardcopy journals at the Book Checkout & Pickup Counter. Usually takes 5-7 business days, can take up to 3 weeks.

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In general, the Library does not purchase copies of textbooks. In some cases your professor may make a textbook available in Hardcopy Reserves, or place sections of a textbook in eReserves.

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Music Scores

Find scores, parts and thematic indices.

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Printed music materials that may be borrowed are located in the main collection on the third floor, shelved by call number. Printed music materials in the de Bellis Collection on the 4th floor are for library use only.

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If you need a score immediately, check the catalog of the San Francisco Public Library; use advanced search to limit your research to music scores.

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