A GUIDE TO LIBRARY RESEARCH IN MUSIC

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A Guide To Library Research In Music

Author : Pauline Shaw Bayne
ISBN : 9781461655817
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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A Guide to Library Research in Music introduces the process and techniques for researching and writing about music. This informative textbook provides concrete examples of different types of writing, offering a thorough introduction to music literature. It clearly describes various information-searching techniques and library-based organizational systems and introduces the array of music resources available. Each chapter concludes with learning exercises to aid the students' concept application and skill development. Appendixes provide short cuts to specific topics in library organizational systems, including Library of Congress Subject Headings and Classification. The concluding bibliography provides a quick overview of music literature and resources, emphasizing electronic and print publications since 2000, but including standard references that all music researchers should know.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Sourcebook For Research In Music Third Edition

Author : Allen Scott
ISBN : 9780253014566
Genre : Music
File Size : 76.42 MB
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Since it was first published in 1993, the Sourcebook for Research in Music has become an invaluable resource in musical scholarship. The balance between depth of content and brevity of format makes it ideal for use as a textbook for students, a reference work for faculty and professional musicians, and as an aid for librarians. The introductory chapter includes a comprehensive list of bibliographical terms with definitions; bibliographic terms in German, French, and Italian; and the plan of the Library of Congress and the Dewey Decimal music classification systems. Integrating helpful commentary to instruct the reader on the scope and usefulness of specific items, this updated and expanded edition accounts for the rapid growth in new editions of standard works, in fields such as ethnomusicology, performance practice, women in music, popular music, education, business, and music technology. These enhancements to its already extensive bibliographies ensures that the Sourcebook will continue to be an indispensable reference for years to come.
Category: Music

Beasley S Guide To Library Research

Author : David R. Beasley
ISBN : 0802083285
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 43.66 MB
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Written and organized for easy access, the reader is guided step-by-step through library rules and methods of operation, the effective use of various cataloguing systems, and the location of materials.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

A Guide To Research In Music Education

Author : Roger P. Phelps
ISBN : 0810852403
Genre : Music
File Size : 82.91 MB
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An updated and practical approach to research concepts, techniques, and sources from the 4th edition.
Category: Music

Sourcebook For Research In Music

Author : Phillip Crabtree
ISBN : 0253217806
Genre : Music
File Size : 50.93 MB
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The Sourcebook for Research in Music, in this revised and greatly expanded second edition, is an invaluable guide to the researcher in navigating the vast proliferation of materials in music research. The editors emphasize English-language and recent sources, and also include essential materials in other languages. An opening chapter of introductory materials, including a list of common bibliographical terms with definitions, German and French bibliographical terms, and the plan of the Library of Congress and the Dewey Decimal music classification systems, is followed by seven bibliographical chapters, covering lists of sources as well as collective annotations that introduce and identify specific items. A reference tool containing varied information relating to research in music, the Sourcebook will serve as a classroom text and as a resource for individual music researchers, librarians, faculty members, students, performing and teaching musicians, and musical amateurs.
Category: Music

Music Library Instruction

Author : Gregg S. Geary
ISBN : 0810850028
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This concise manual enables readers to learn about the traits of various library programs, adapt ideas to their own settings, and ultimately benefit from the experiences of the authors.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Writing A Manual For The Digital Age Brief Spiral Bound Version

Author : David Blakesley
ISBN : 9781133168942
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 60.83 MB
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WRITING: A MANUAL FOR THE DIGITAL AGE, BRIEF 2nd Edition, is the rhetorical handbook for composing in the 21st century. Blakesley and Hoogeveen place students' writing front and center with an innovative page format that keeps students' attention focused on their own writing and on activities, checklists, projects, and visual aids that help them write. The page design and innovative visuals make information about writing, reading, research, documentation, technology, and grammar easy for students to access and understand. To accomplish their writing tasks, students are taught to ground their rhetorical decisions in the specific context in which they are writing. Because writing and reading occur both in print and online, WRITING: A MANUAL FOR THE DIGITAL AGE, BRIEF 2nd Edition, prepares students to work with images, audio, video, and print. Technology Toolbox features throughout, as well as two dedicated parts of the book (Parts 6 and 7), teach students how to compose with technology intelligently. A new chapter on Writing in Online Courses, the first of its kind in a handbook, will guide students in addressing this new but increasingly common context for writing. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Oxford Guide To Library Research

Author : Thomas Mann
ISBN : 9780199394463
Genre : Reference
File Size : 60.86 MB
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The information world has undergone drastic changes since the publication of the 3rd edition of The Oxford Guide to Library Research in 2005, and Thomas Mann, a veteran reference librarian at the Library of Congress, has extensively revised his text to reflect those changes. This book will answer two basic questions: First, what is the extent of the significant research resources you will you miss if you confine your research entirely, or even primarily, to sources available on the open Internet? Second, if you are trying to get a reasonably good overview of the literature on a particular topic, rather than just "something quickly" on it, what are the several alternative methods of subject searching--which are not available on the Web--that are usually much more efficient for that purpose than typing keywords into a blank search box, with the results displayed by relevance-ranking computer algorithms? This book shows researchers how to do comprehensive research on any topic. It explains the variety of search mechanisms available, so that the researcher can have the reasonable confidence that s/he has not overlooked something important. This includes not just lists of resources, but discussions of the ways to search within them: how to find the best search terms, how to combine the terms, and how to make the databases (and other sources) show relevant material even when you don't know how to specify the best search terms in advance. The book's overall structuring by nine methods of searching that are applicable in any subject area, rather than by subjects or by types of literature, is unique among guides to research. Also unique is the range and variety of concrete examples of what to do--and of what not to do. The book is not "about" the Internet: it is about the best alternatives to the Internet--the sources that are not on the open Web to begin with, that can be found only through research libraries and that are more than ever necessary for any kind of substantive scholarly research. More than any other research guide available, this book directly addresses and provides solutions to the serious problems outlined in recent studies documenting the profound lack of research skills possessed by today's "digital natives."
Category: Reference

Concise Guide To Library Research

Author : Grant W. Morse
ISBN : UOM:39015036868373
Genre : Reference
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Discusses basic procedures involved in searching for materials and lists reference books and periodicals for various fields
Category: Reference