The IU Variations Digital Music Library provides online access to over 20,000 digitized albums and hundreds of scanned scores. Variations offers bookmarking, annotation, and analysis tools to support teaching and learning. To learn more about these tools, browse the page links under "Using Variations" on the left-hand side of this user guide.
- Anyone with an IU login can use Variations on the computers in the Cook Music Library.
- Outside the music library, access to Variations content is only provided to Jacobs School of Music faculty
and to students currently enrolled in courses for which Variations usage is approved. This approval is automatic
for courses having scores and recordings on the music library
course reserves list.
To use Variations outside the music library, there are several options:
The table below shows which features are available on each platform.
This User Guide provides instructions on using the desktop app. For other instructions, see