Music and Languages Innovation Center

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Location: 313 Jardine Hall
(316) 978-3422
Language Lab Director: Dr. Cuitlahuac Chavez

Music and Languages Innovation Center (MALIC) includes the Savaiano-Cress Language Lab and the Thurlow Lieurance Music Library.

Hours of Operation

Day From To
Mon. 10:00 a.m. 6:00 p.m.
Tues. 10:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m.
Wed. 10:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m.
Thur. 10:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m.
Fri. 9:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m.
Sat. Closed
Sun. Closed

Open Study Space:

  • 6 Mac computers and 6 PCs with access to electronic research tools such as library databases and subject guides, MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • 4 Macs and 1 PC are installed with Sibelius composition/notation software for creating and/or editing music scores
  • Audio/visual playback equipment for compact disc, LP, DVD, laser disc, VHS and tape cassette formats
  • Movable furniture for individual and group study
  • 5 PC laptop computers available for use within the facility
  • Pay-for-print availability

Service Desk:

  • Language Lab reservations and services
  • Computing and other technical assistance
  • Reference/Research assistance and circulation

Keyboard Studio:

  • 88-key electronic keyboard with headphones, for playing through a music score in the collection or for creating and/or editing one's musical work
  • Mac computer with Sibelius composition/notation software
  • Wireless computer keyboard and mouse
  • Headphones with microphone for recording language examples/exercises

Language Lab:

  • 14 student PC study stations equipped with webcam capability, MS Word and Rosetta Stone software
  • Rosetta Stone Software, for use in self-paced and class instruction (For: Arabic, Chinese, French, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Portuguese, Spanish, Russian)
  • Primarily for classes upon reservation by MCLL instructors, individuals may be logged onto classroom stations upon request
  • Instructor station with BlueRay/DVD player operated by standard gray box controls and connected to lab study stations by way of classroom management software for collective analysis of student work


  • Music scores including monuments and complete works of the composers, as well as CD Sheetmusic titles
  • Audio recordings in LP and compact disc formats
  • Video laser discs relating to the performing arts
  • MCLL video collection in DVD and VHS formats
  • Music Reference resources
  • Reserve materials for music and languages
  • Still and video cameras.