Hartt Community Division Resources

Faculty and Staff

Community Division faculty and staff are provided the same library privileges as all other university faculty and staff. See our pages for instructors and researchers for more information on applicable library services.


Community Division students may borrow books and scores from the Libraries for 4 weeks at a time. Audio-visual materials must be used in the library. See Allen's borrowing policies for more information.

A university ID card is required for checking out materials from the Libraries. New HCD students are issued University ID cards via USPS mail a few weeks after registration. Returning HCD students may request an ID card by contacting the HCD Main Office (860.768.4451 or

Online Resources

All online library resources may be accessed on campus from a wired campus computer or from a personal device connected to a university Wi-Fi network (hawknet or hawknet-guest). In addition, Naxos Music Library is available off-campus for HCD students (see below).

Naxos Music Library

Hartt Community Division students can listen to music online through Naxos Music Library!

Naxos Music Library is the world's largest online classical music library. Currently, it offers streaming access to more than 145,000 albums of both standard and rare repertoire. Over 600 new albums are added to the library every month.

HCD students may access Naxos on campus when connected to a university network (see Online Resources above), and off campus by registering for a free Naxos membership.

To register:

  1. Open the HCD Membership registration page.
  2. Choose the individual annual Naxos membership, then click "Join or Renew."
  3. In the popup window, select "View Cart and Checkout."
  4. If you have not already done so, log in with the same username and password you use to register for HCD classes.
  5. Finish checking out to complete registration. (The cost should be $0.) 

To access Naxos once you have registered:

  1. If you have not already done so, log in to the HCD registration site with the same username and password you use to register for HCD classes.
  2. Choose "Get Your Naxos Membership" in the left-hand navigation menu.
  3. On the next page, click the link to access Naxos.

If you have any issues with registration, contact the HCD Main Office (860.768.4451 or If you have issues accessing Naxos after registration, contact Lisa Read, Allen Library's Public Services Librarian (860.768.4840 or

Other Resources

The Allen Library has computers, scanner, printers, and copy machine available for public use. Computers have a large selection of software programs including Microsoft Office, iTunes, Garageband, Finale Reader, and Audacity.

The Allen Library listening and viewing rooms are available for listening to/viewing audio-visual materials or for small group study.

If you are interested in any of these resources, a member of the Allen Library staff will be happy to help you access them. Find more information on the Allen Library homepage.