The Music and Multimedia Collection contains information in a range of formats: music scores, CDs, vinyl record, 78rpm, cassette tape, DVDs, video tapes, CD-ROMs, microfilms, microfiche and kits.

Most collection items can be viewed and listened to in the library, using the multimedia equipment available, or borrowed for study or home use. Rare and fragile items are stored in the Music Multimedia Closed Collection, and can only be viewed or listened to in the Special Collections Reading Room