James E. Walker Library

The James E. Walker Library is MTSU’s main campus library, having a comprehensive collection and services for students. Of interest to music students and faculty at Walker Library are scores, sound recordings, videos/DVDs, music periodicals (journals and magazines), and books about music. Walker Library also provides access to many online resources, including collections of scores, streaming audio and video, reference sources, and periodicals.

The Listening/Viewing Center, located on the first floor of Walker Library, contains two listening stations, each equipped with a turntable, computer, and CD/DVD drive. The Listening/Viewing Center is staffed with student assistants, most of whom are currently enrolled in the School of Music. The Listening/Viewing Center maintains a different schedule from Walker Library. Follow the link below to view the current hours of operation.

Grover Baker is the Visual & Performing Arts Librarian. His office (144B) is located inside the Listening/Viewing Center. Grover is happy to assist as needed and may be reached via phone (615.494.7784) or email (

Request a book, score or recording:

Search the Walker Library Catalog

  • After you have performed a search, you can narrow your results by selecting one or more of the limits in the right hand column, such as “Musical Score” or “CD.”

Walker Library's Research Guide for Music contains information about the many music resources and services offered through Walker Library, including Grove Music Online.

Streaming Audio and Video
Walker Library provides access to several streaming audio & video services. These are available to all MTSU students, faculty, and staff. Off-campus access is available using your Pipeline username and password.

James E. Walker Library
Attn: Grover Baker, Visual & Performing Arts Librarian
MTSU Box 13
Murfreesboro, TN  37132