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Basic Library Searching
Transcript of Basic Library Searching
Franz Schubert Winterreise - Ian Bostridge and Julius Drake (Part 22/24)
I'll have to
ACP 101 - MUSIC
Using the Library and its
resources to help you
research your topics.
Their professor has assigned
them a research paper
on Franz Schubert's
Concertino for Jazz Quartet and Orchestra:
First Movement by Gunther Schuller
is a fairly unique title.
What might you do if you had to research a specific
* Mozart Symphony 40
*Mozart G minor Symphony
*Mozart Symphonies 550 (K.550)
"That was easy!"
"Now I need to look at some of the score editions.
I'll just redo the search with the delimiter "score".
Sebastian had a choice among the
printed music editions. Can anyone
tell us about the differences?
* Critical / Scholarly / Urtext
* Performing / Practical
These editions are scholarly versions of compositions
based on careful examinations of all available sources.
Editorial additions are kept to a minimum
and clearly distinguish between the composer's
original notation and those added by the editor.
is ideally based on a single authoritative
primary source, though many works have multiple
Composers complete editions are usually superb and
Roosevelt has acquired many of them.
Intended for per
Not always clear
an editor added
per than critical
"critical" performing editions.
A photographic or digital reproduction that replicates
the original manuscript or printed source.
Engelbert isn't a singer and doesn't
have a clue as to what Schubert's
Part of the students
is to include articles from journals.
Sebastian remembered seeing
on the Performing Arts
I remember from my Library
Intro Session, that the best database to start with is RILM
Over 10,000 journals
Books and dissertations
Essays within books
1968 to the present
* Eighty+ Journals - Full Text
* Issues from Vol. 1 No. 1 to ?
MUSIC INDEX 1949- (1973- Online)
Who can tell the class what makes
a scholarly journal "scholarly"?
* They are written by an expert in the field
and their credentials should be shown.
* They have bibliographies and footnotes
for works cited.
*They use specialized terminology of the
field or subject.
Sebastian might also want to search....
Bibliografie des Musikschrifttums 1986- (Paper 1956-1980)
Full text access to interdisciplinary journals
The Largest Academic Database Available with the Most Full-Text Journals and Broad Depth of Coverage
"I lost $100 on that bar bet. How did I know that
Wikipedia article I used as a source was written
by a ten-year old from Ozarkistan!
THE PAGES I
The two Google products have their
value in a number of ways.
*They can provide a list of books and articles that may
be of interest and the library can obtain them for you.
*If you log in from the RU website, any of the articles
we have in JSTOR will have a link to the full-text.
*Occasionally, there is enough or all of the book
provided to help you.
Sebastian has enough material now to write a
thorough study of Schubert's
He has organized it into a bibliography using
one of the citation apps.
He knows his professor prefers the
MLA Citation style so he uses the
Library's Citation Libguide to learn
Engelbert prefers video learning. He searches
Youtube for "MLA Citation" and finds some
sources that should help him out.
Using Music Index...
Using one of these terms, find an article and determine if it is Scholarly or Popular and why you think so.
"Google can bring you back 100,000 answers. A librarian can bring you back the right one." - Neil Gaiman