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Access Bowdoin's music directory

Bowdoin has compiled recordings of music performed on campus since 2007. You are welcome to download any music and listen freely. But if you'd like to use the music in a multimedia project, you must avoid copyright infringement by using only classical music recordings, rather than jazz, performed by the Bowdoin student chamber ensemble, not the choir or concert band. 

Note: The directions below assume you are on a campus computer and that you initially logged into the computer you are working at. You must log in as yourself for the permissions to work correctly.

If you are on a non-Bowdoin computer and are asked to authenticate, type in your username@bowdoincollege.edu (e.g., jsmith@bowdoincollege.edu) and then your email password.

From a PC:

Windows XP:

  • From the "Start" menu, choose "Run..." 
  • The Run window will appear. In the "Open:" field, type: \\microwave\dept\music\campusaccess and click OK.
  • A new window, "CampusAccess" will open. Locate the music you'd like to listen to and download by double-clicking on the music next to the icon.
  • You can also map a drive to the directory (so that your computer automatically connects to the "CampusAccess" folder each time you log into your PC).

Windows 7:

  • Click on the Start button
  • In the Search field at the bottom of the Start menu, type:  \\microwave\dept\music\campusaccess.  Press the Enter key on your keyboard.
  • A new window, "Network > dept > music > campusaccess" will open. Locate the music you'd like to listen to and download by double-clicking on the music next to the icon.
  • You may need to map a drive to your team directory.

From a Mac:

  • From the finder, choose Go/Connect to Server
  • Below "Server Address:", type: smb://microwave/dept/music/campusaccess
  • Click on the connect button
  • If asked to authenticate, type in your email username and password in the appropriate fields and click OK. 
  • Note: If you want to save the connection to the music directory, click on the "+" icon next to the Server Address to save it to your "Favorite Servers." 
Document author:
jsnow
Last modified:
Jan 30, 2014