Today: McKeldin 08:00AM - 06:00PM

Reference and Library Instruction Services

The Performing Arts Library reference librarians are available for reference assistance and library instruction. The reference librarians provide instruction on how to use specific library tools, as well as general information on searching the music, theatre, dance, and performance studies literature. The librarians are available to meet with classes to provide information on the materials and services of the Performing Arts Library.

Please contact:

Drew Barker (Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies) at (301) 314-0535

Stephen Henry (Music) at (301) 405-9256



Contact Us

Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library
8270 Alumni Dr.
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742-1630 USA

Directions and Parking Information

General Information and Front Desk
(301) 405-9217

(301) 405-9256

International Piano Archives at Maryland
(301) 405-9224

Special Collections in Performing Arts
(301) 405-9220, Curator
(301) 314-7614, Workroom
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For the contact information of a particular staff member, please visit the PAL staff page.


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