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1 History of Music Basic Library and Bibliography skills

2 RIAM Library catalogue or just Google riam library catalogue – will appear as first result Oxford Music Online or just Google grove music online – will appear as first result or: use “Electronic Resources” link from RIAM catalogue

3 Overview of Searching: Google vs. Catalogues Google Search engine does most of the work Suggests other spellings Brings most likely relevant material to the top Access to full document Traditional catalogues / databases Searcher needs to formulate searches carefully May not offer help on spelling Often relevant material way down the list Usually access to citation only

4 Overview of Searching: Google vs. Catalogues Google search e.g. as you like it Wikipedia often first result in search

5 Overview of Searching: Google vs. Catalogues Catalogue search e.g. as you like it Note: in many library catalogues and databases, typing in keywords without qualifiers can lead to unsatisfactory results. Here, for example, the words as you like it are found anywhere in the record, not necessarily side-by-side or in the same order.

6 Overview of Searching: Google vs. Catalogues Catalogue search e.g. ‘as you like it’ – using single quotes to search exact phrase Using a phrase search improves the results dramatically – all words must be adjacent and in the same order. In the RIAM catalogue, enclose the phrase in single quotes.

7 Assignment 1 1. The New Grove Find an article of interest to you in the New Grove Encyclopaedia. Create a reference to the article (a) as a bibliography and (b) as a footnote using RIAM house style 2. Recording Find a recording of interest and obtain publication details from the catalogue and details of recording dates and liners from the physical copy 3. Journal article Transcribe footnote and bibliography citations from a journal into the RIAM citation style. 4 & 5. Monograph and scores Locate details of monographs and scores from the catalogue and physical copy.

8 Assignment 1.1 – New Grove Article on Sviatoslav Richter – online version (www.oxfordmusiconline.com)www.oxfordmusiconline.com Note: this covers Oxford Dictionary of Music, Oxford Companion to Music as well As Grove

9 Assignment 1.1 – New Grove Article on Sviatoslav Richter – online version Author

10 Grove online – generated citation (might need some editing to fit in with RIAM style)

11 Assignment 1.1 – New Grove Article on Sviatoslav Richter – print & online versions – footnote citation: David Fanning, ‘Richter, Sviatoslav’, in The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, Stanley Sadie and John Tyrrell (eds.), 2 nd end, vol. 8 (London: Macmillan, 2001), p David Fanning, ‘Richter, Sviatoslav’, in Grove Music Online. Oxford Music Online. (Accessed October 1, 2012)

12 Assignment 1.2 – Recording e.g. Find a CD of Richter playing anything by Prokofiev

13 Assignment 1.2 – Recording e.g. Richter playing Prokofiev – Item display & Full display

14 Assignment 1.3 – Footnote & end references ` Journal of the American Musicological Society – locate online via catalogue Link to journal online

15 Assignment 1.3: Journal of the AMS – contents listing

16 Assignment 1.3: Journal of the AMS – article – footnote and related bibliography entry – in the original article

17 Assignment 1.3: Footnotes & bibliography in RIAM Style Footnote in RIAM style: 1. Meri Herrala, ‘Socialist Realism instead of Formalism: The Formation and Development of the Soviet Music Control System 1932–1950’, (Ph.D. Diss., University of Helsinki, 2009) Bibliography citation in RIAM style: Herrala, Meri, ‘Socialist Realism instead of Formalism: The Formation and Development of the Soviet Music Control System 1932–1950’, (Ph.D. Diss., University of Helsinki, 2009).

18 Assignment 1.4 – Monograph (book) e.g. Neil Minturn - Prokofiev Exercise 1.4: Find a biography of Prokofiev by Neil Minturn – find other books on subject by using any subject headings listed in the catalogue record.

19 Assignment 1.4 – Monograph (book) e.g. Neil Minturn – Prokofiev – books on related subject – found via “Personal subject heading” entry in previous screen

20 Assignment 1.5 – Full score Beethoven – Symphony no 5 Limit search to Full scores

21 Assignment 1.5 – Full score No results found? – try reformulating search, e.g. use “Words or Phrase” rather than title – or else remove “Full score” limit “Words or Phrase” search catches search terms anywhere in the record, not just the main title

22 Assignment 1.5 – Miniature score Bach – Brandenburg concerto no 2 $ character – “wildcard” or truncation concerto$ will find … concertos concerto etc. Limit search to Miniature scores Use “words or Phrase” rather than title – in case work appears in collection of works and is listed in the contents field rather than title

23 Assignment 1.5 – Miniature score Bach – Brandenburg concerto no 2

24 Assignment 1.5 – Miniature score Bach – Brandenburg concerto no 2: “Urtext” edition -

25 Accessing Electronic Resources from Home Athens Username and Password Personalised account for each user allowing you access RIAM-licensed electronic resources from home. Athens username is same as your user ID on your library card preceded by letters “RIA”. e.g. Person with User ID ST809 on library card has Athens username RIAST809

26 Accessing Grove Online from Home Accessing Grove Music Online using Athens Don’t use this login! Use “Eduserv Athens Login”. Then enter name of institution, i.e. Royal Irish Academy of Music, and put in your Athens username & password

27 Accessing JSTOR (Electronic Journals) from Home

28 Accessing JSTOR (Electronic Journals) from Home (2) Search for royal irish academy of music

29 Accessing JSTOR (Electronic Journals) from Home (2) Click on Login link and enter Athens User ID and password.


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