Library Operations

Your orchestra’s Music Library represents an enormous financial asset for your organization, and OPAS helps you efficiently manage this critical resource.

The Library, Publication and Rental Contract areas are available in:  OPAS Library | Extended

The Library area offers…

  • Multiple holdings for any piece of music
  • Different categories for Library holdings so different types of information can be set up and stored
  • Details for publications, scores, instrumentation, parts, bowings and more – several entire screens worth of information for each entry
  • Ability to link Library entries to performances so you can see which editions were used for which performances and by which conductors
  • Bar-code scanning ability for data entry and Loan management
  • Library expense tracking
  • Customizable data fields
  • Linked documents such as score or part scans, bowing masters, etc.
  • A wide variety of catalog, performance history and other related reports

OPAS provides unparalleled detail and organization for your Library holdings (click to enlarge)

OPAS also manages music rentals.

The Rental Contract area offers…

  • Multiple rentals for any work on any performance
  • Financial data
  • Automatic cross-referencing so you can see what was rented / spent for any set of performances
  • Invoice and part tracking
  • Agreement, fninancial and summary reports
Music Rentals are linked to performances and feature publisher, processing and financial details (click to enlarge)

Music Rentals are linked to performances and feature publisher, processing and financial details (click to enlarge)

In addition to the Library and Rental areas, OPAS stores information for work publications; these publication entries can seamlessly link to the appropriate Library entry.

The Publications area offers…

  • Multiple publication entries for each composition
  • Details such as editor, edition number, rehearsal system, scores, etc.

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