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Media Collection Move

Press Release: For Immediate Release

May 24, 2012



(Amherst, Massachusetts) - The Media and Music Monuments Collection, on Floor 3 of the W.E.B. Du Bois Library, at UMass Amherst, will close on Monday, June 4, 2012, in preparation for a new Music and Media Center anticipated to open on Floor 6 later this summer. UMass and Five College faculty, staff, and students,and UMass State borrower card holders may request DVDs, VHS tapes, CDs, and music monuments through the “Request item” feature in the online catalog or go to the Circulation/Reserves Desk on the Lower Level of the Du Bois Library.

Requested materials will be available for pick up at the Circulation/Reserves Desk on the Lower Level of the Du Bois Library or will be delivered to the home library of the Five College requestor. The new Music and Media Center Library will include audio visual collections, AV equipment for individual and small group use, computers, the music monument collection, and comfortable seating.

To contact Circulation/Reserves, call 413-545-2622 or email For more information, contact Leslie Button (, 413-545-6845), Kathryn Leigh (, (413)-577-0175) or Thomas Paige (, (413)-577-2103).






Last Edited: 24 October 2012