What we offer

The CDAEM’s resources are available to performing arts and music professionals, researchers, educators, students, and anyone interested in the area. 


See types of users and register

On-site services

Consult our collections, databases and digital resources

· Consult books, journals, scoresheets, digital press, photos, handbills
· View audiovisual recordings. Hear CDs, vinyl recordings.
· Consult our reference collection in the reading room and on our online catalogue.
· Consult online information resources.


· Loan of books, digital resources, performing arts and music recordings.


· Photocopies or digital versions of journal articles, press cuttings and other documents, always in compliance with current regulations on intellectual property. 

User instructions

· Instructions for users on how to use the library and its tools and promotion its collections and services.

Library orientation and information

We have an area for people with reduced mobility.
Contact the Centre for the Documentation of the Performing Arts and Music for more information.


User support:
Tel: +34 913 531 376

Online services

Ask us

· A consult service staffed by specialised personnel who provide bibliographic and general information on the resources and collections of the CDAEM..

Requests in advance

· Users may reserve in advance the items they wish to consult on a specific date.

Loan of resources for exhibitions

· Photographs, library resources, handbills, etc.

Inter-library loans

Through its inter-library lending service, the CDAEM library offers access to documents in its possession to enquiring libraries.

Contact details

Centro de Documentación de las Artes Escénicas
y de la Música (CDAEM)

Email: cdaem@inaem.cultura.gob.es
Tel: 91 353 39 41 / 91 050 53 14
Calle Alfonso XII, nº 3-5. Edificio B
28014  Madrid