Audio & Video Room

Audio & Video Room (Douglass Room)


The Audio & Video Room is located on the third floor of Knight Library (northwest corner)


  • Staff at service desk available to retrieve DVDs, Laserdiscs, audio recordings and materials on reserve in the Audio & Video Room
  • Video viewing stations and audio listening carrels - staff are happy to assist users as needed
  • Music reference and research assistance available, Monday through Friday, as staffing permits


  • 11 Audio listening carrels and equipment for playing:
    • Compact discs
    • LP records
    • Audio cassettes
  • 7 Video viewing stations and equipment for watching:
    • DVDs
    • Videotapes
    • Blue-ray discs
    • PAL DVDs
    • PAL videotapes
    • Laserdiscs
  • 3 Creative Musicians' Workstations
  • One small individual listening room
  • Small group listening room (3-6 people)

Borrowing Policy

  • Materials on reserve in Audio & Video Room:
    • Students and others: 3-hour loan period.
    • Faculty & GTF: 5-hour loan period
  • Videos (if not on reserve)
    • UO graduate and undergraduate students and classified staff: 3 days, no renewals. Maximum three items at any time. Fines: $3/day.
      UO Faculty and GTFs: 3 days, plus one renewal. Maximum six items at any time. Fines: $3/day
    • Oregon Card holders: 3-hour checkout; library use only
  • Audio compact discs and cassettes (if not on reserve)
    • All borrowers: 7-day loan, plus one renewal. Fines: $ .50 /day
  • Audio LP records
    • UO Faculty, staff and students: 7-day loan, plus one renewal. Fines: $ .50 /day
    • Public borrowers: In-room use only
  • Library-use only materials
    • Some materials must must remain in the Audio & Video Room at all times