Music Librarianship & Bibliography

Music Librarianship & Bibliography

Explores music librarianship and music bibliography. Identifies the different types of music library and the professional organizations that represent them; examines why music materials often demand special treatment in a library, for example in acquisition, cataloging and classification, circulation and conservation; introduces basic music reference tools; surveys the history of music printing and bibliography; examines copyright legislation as it affects the music library; identifies different types of music library patron, and assesses those patrons' varied demands on the music library; introduces the professional literature of music librarianship, and assesses what skills and training are needed by current and future music library professionals; examines the role of digitization and other technologies in the future dissemination of music materials.

Class Name Music Librarianship & Bibliography
Host School The University of Illinois
Class Identifier LIS 530ALE
Credit Value 2 or 4 Credit Hours
Faculty Sonia Archer-Capuzzo
Course Tool (Online) LEEP
Class Description Explores music librarianship and music bibliography. Identifies the different types of music library and the professional organizations that represent them; examines why music materials often demand special treatment in a library, for example in acquisition, cataloging and classification, circulation and conservation; introduces basic music reference tools; surveys the history of music printing and bibliography; examines copyright legislation as it affects the music library; identifies different types of music library patron, and assesses those patrons' varied demands on the music library; introduces the professional literature of music librarianship, and assesses what skills and training are needed by current and future music library professionals; examines the role of digitization and other technologies in the future dissemination of music materials.
Class Disclaimer None
Delivery Synchronous
Start and End Date January 14th, 2013 - April 29th, 2013
Start and End Time
(if synchronous)
6:00 - 8:00 United States - Central
Days of Week
(of class meetings, if synchronous)
Monday
Last Add Day December 10th, 2012
Residency Start and End Date March 4, 2013, midnight - March 4, 2013, midnight
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