The periodicals room displays more than 200 international music magazines. This major collection was started at the end of the 19th century, and its contents are of great historical interest. Among the 200 different titles to be found in this collection, more than a third are still in circulation and continue to be subscribed to selectively. In order to facilitate access to this precious source of information, the reader will find that all the feature articles published in these periodicals have been indexed alphabetically in the library’s central catalogue. Plans are currently under way to computerize the entire contents of the