As Tulane University's main library, the Howard-Tilton Memorial Library supports the university's undergraduate and graduate programs in the humanities, social sciences, and science and engineering. It also is a major cultural resource for researchers and scholars from throughout the Louisiana-Gulf Coast region. Its unique collections in areas such as Latin American studies, jazz and New Orleans history often draw researchers from around the globe.
The Music & Film Collections in Howard-Tilton Memorial Library houses thousands of CDs and music DVDs. Music reference books, complete works, and rare printed items are located in the Music & Media Center as well and our knowledgeable staff can assist with any music-related questions you may have.
The Hogan Jazz Archive is a renowned resource for New Orleans jazz research. The collection includes oral histories, recorded music, photographs and film, and sheet music and orchestrations. It also houses files of manuscripts, clippings and bibliographic references.