Description

Description

ExploreMusic is a state of the art music information and library service for Gateshead Council. Based in The Sage Gateshead, on the banks of the River Tyne, the service is an exciting oppportunity to deliver library services in a new context.

Other building resources include two concert halls, 30 workshop and rehearsal rooms, a brasserie and restaurant.

ExploreMusic offers access to specialist music web sites and to a range of music composition and editing software including Acid and Sibelius. Free one to one sessions are available to get you started with these programmes. ExploreMusic also has over 20 music magazines, a range of music books and an expert team on hand to help with all your queries, 9.30am to 8.00pm Monday to Friday and 11.00 am to 6.00pm Saturday and Sunday..

Awards

Highly Commended (Partnership Award) Public Library Building Awards 2005

The Building

The Building

Type of library

Multi-purpose building

Size

125 m2

Floors

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Architect

Fosters and Partner

Building contractor

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The Space

The Space

Features and services

Special services

Audiovisual/Multimedia areas, Hosting of other agencies, Provision of special materials, Services to particular groups, Services to particular groups, Specialist subject collections

External features

Shared building, Building shape

Internal features

Design features

Energy efficiency

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Accessibility provision

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Interior designer

Fosters and Partner

Furniture suppliers

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Services and facilities suppliers

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IT provision

General, Internet access, Number of public computer terminals: 18

Seats/study places

24

Stock

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