How to use the Hal Leonard MyLibrary
MyLibrary is a place that stores supplemental content for HalLeonard publications. It’s a quick and easy way to access audio, video and/or other files that go along with physical books and products. MyLibrary is cloudbased so you can access the files from any computer in any location.
How to Access Content included in your Book/Audio
Page 1 of the book you’ve purchased contains a 16-digit code. Enter the code in the box above that says “Enter Access Code”. Access codes are unique to each printed copy of a book. Content can be accessed whenever you want, and multiple times. Only the unique code is needed; no other registration is required. MyLibrary is compatible with PC, Mac and mobile devices.
When you’ve successfully submitted your access code, the content page for that book will appear. You’ll know you’ve reached the right page because the cover image and title will match your book. Sections of content will be listed to the right. Simply click or tap the section titles to show the content underneath them; you’ll see the files that match the content listed in your book’s Table of Contents.
Play, View, & Download
Play links will open up an audio or video player window through which you can interact with the content. For audio playback, if your computer has Flash installed, our new Playback+ player will be displayed allowing you to adjust the speed, pitch, balance and set loop points per your preference. Playback+ works best with the following browsers: Chrome, Safari, and IE (version 10 and above).
View links will open up a PDF document in another tab or browser window, allowing you to read while accessing other content on the site.
Download links will start the download process for the file, allowing you to access them locally. iOS device users will need to sync using a desktop computer or an iCloud account; or, use a third-party app to facilitate a download. See the FAQ below.
If your item has a Download All button, you can download a zipfile of all content for one book at a time.
Creating Your Own Library
If you own multiple Hal Leonard publications, you have the option to create your own library and combine files from all titles. It’s a convenient way to keep track of all your content in once place. You can sort by song, artist, book title and more. Also, if you plan to retrieve content often you only need to enter codes once, then they’re saved for future access. To set up your own library, just click on the Create Library link.
Q: I own lots of Hal Leonard publications with CDs. Can I now access the media online?
Sorry, but we have no way of supplying codes for previously purchased publications. If your book was purchased before 2014 and/or does not have a MyLibrary code printed in or on the product, the media is not setup for online access.
Q: I’m trying to enter my access code but I’m not seeing the content page. What’s wrong?
Check the following to make sure that the access code is being entered properly:
Make sure you’ve entered the access code correctly
All access codes are 16 characters long. Make sure you are including all of them in the access code field
You can enter your access code with dashes (as they appear in your book) or spaces, but other extra characters won’t work
Q: I already have an account on HalLeonard.com. Can I use this on MyLibrary, even though I don’t have a username?
Yes! If you are already a HalLeonard.com user, your email is your username, and your password stays the same.
Q: Sometimes when I try to click Play or Download on the item pages, I get sent back to the main page of the site. Why is this?
If you have been inactive for 30 minutes, our system will close your session to protect your content. Simply reenter your access code and the item page will reappear.
Q: On my iPad and iPhone, the Download links just open another browser tab and play the track. How come this doesn’t really download?
The Safari iOS browser will not allow you to download audio files directly in iTunes or other apps. There are several ways to work around this:
You can download normally on your desktop computer, saving the files to iTunes. Then, you can sync your iOS device directly to your computer, or sync your iTunes content using an iCloud account.
There are many third-party apps which allow you to download files from websites into the app’s own file manager for easy retrieval and playback.
For general inquiries, technical help or to report a problem, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please include the title and item number of the publication in your email.
Our Mailing Address:
7777 W. Bluemound Rd.
Milwaukee, WI 53213 USA
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