Library management

The Bodleian Music Faculty Library is part of the Bodleian Libraries. As such it follows Bodleian Libraries policies and procedures.

Official forum for discussion about library provision in Music

The Committee for Library Provision and Strategy (CLiPS) in Music provides guidance and advice to the Music Librarian concerning library matters for the study and teaching of Music throughout the University, but especially concerning music provision in the Bodleian Music Faculty Library and the Bodleian Library. Matters for discussion can be raised with the appropriate representatives or through library staff. The committee meets at 4.00pm on the Tuesday of Third Week in each term.

Items for discussion typically include:

  • Library strategy and policies
  • Library services
  • Provision of collections (printed and electronic)
  • Inductions and user education
  • Feedback and queries from student representatives and Faculty members

The membership of the CLiPS includes:

  • The Music Librarian and Deputy Music Librarian
  • Faculty members
  • The Bodleian Humanities Librarian
  • A college librarian representative
  • 2 student representatives (1 undergraduate and 1 graduate)
  • The CLiPS chair also a member of the Music Faculty Board

Current members

Prof. Michael Burden (New College)

Martin Holmes (Alfred Brendel Curator of Music, The Bodleian Libraries)

Assistant Secretary and Minute taker:
Jennifer Legg (Deputy Music Librarian)

James Legg (Bodleian Head of Humanities Libraries)

Academic representation:
Dr Henry Hope (Magdalen)
Dr Jeremy Llewellyn (St Hugh's)

Student representation:
Daniel Pugh-Bevan (undergraduate representative, St Peter's)
Matthew Reese (graduate representative, St Hugh's)

College library representation:
Renee Prud'homme (Worcester)



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