Fine & Performing Arts Collection

The Fine and Performing Arts Collection houses various print and non-print materials in art, design, music, and theatre. The collection contains in-house reference books, periodicals, and indexes. Circulating materials including Blu-rays, CDs, DVDs, LPs, headphones, and Playscripts can be checked out at the FPAC desk.

Equipment and spaces are available for listening to sound recordings, viewing Blu-rays, DVDs, and VHS, as well as public computers.

FPAC staff are responsible for

  • providing reference service in the areas of art, design, and music;
  • providing library instruction; developing, maintaining and evaluating the art and music collection;
  • circulating materials housed in the unit such as LPs, CDs, DVDs, Blu-rays, listening rooms, and headphones; providing an environment for listening to and viewing materials.

Student employees assist library users with collections, facilities and equipment, circulating fine and performing arts materials, necessary reference assistance in art, design, theatre, and music, basic bibliographic searches for collection development purposes, and shelf maintenance.

ARTDB - The Rod Library Artwork Database

FPAC Research Help

Learning Commons Exhibition Wall Application

 

Fine & Performing Arts Collection Help Desk  (319) 273-6252

The FPAC desk provides reference and research assistance during the hours shown. Please note the reduced hours during interims and holidays:

Days Fall and Spring Sessions Summer Session
Mon-Thu 9:00 am - 11:00 pm 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday Closed Closed
Sunday 2:00 pm - 11:00 pm Closed

During the hours that FPAC is not staffed, patrons may obtain reference and check out assistance from the Library Services desk on the second floor. See the FPAC Interim Schedule.

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