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Library Workshop for MA Music


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Library Workshop for MA Music

  1. 1. LIBRARY WORKSHOP Master of Arts in Music September 2010
  2. 2. Library Catalog Library Catalog : Books Multimedia Journal titles Databases : Journal articles Newspaper articles Theses
  3. 3. Search Tip (1) <ul><li>Key terms </li></ul>music teaching kindergarten Teaching music in kindergarten and and teach * music kindergarten Connect the keywords with AND
  4. 4. Search Tip (2) <ul><li>Truncation Mozart’s piano concerto K. 595 </li></ul>Keyword search with truncation * e.g. Concert *
  5. 5. <ul><li>Warning for variant spellings!!! </li></ul>Search Tip (2) Prokofiev = Prokofie v or Prokofie ff Sonata = Sonatas or Sonate or Sonaten or Sonatina Use truncation: Sonat * Use truncation: Prokofie *
  6. 6. Search Tip (3) <ul><li>Synonyms </li></ul>music music and job * career business business and Job Music Business job * or career ( ) Finding a job in the music business
  7. 7. Other E-Resources <ul><li>Naxos Music Library </li></ul><ul><li>Listen to music online </li></ul><ul><li>Access from home </li></ul><ul><li>Comprehensive collection of classical music </li></ul>
  8. 8.  magic flute overture
  9. 9. Other E-Resources <ul><li>Oxford Music Online </li></ul><ul><li>Great reference tool, includes </li></ul><ul><li>- Grove Music Online </li></ul><ul><li>- Oxford Dictionary of Music </li></ul><ul><li>- Oxford Companion to Music </li></ul><ul><li>- Encyclopedia of Popular Music </li></ul><ul><li>Contents: </li></ul><ul><li>- composer’s / biography </li></ul><ul><li>- style & analysis, terms </li></ul><ul><li>- list of works </li></ul><ul><li>- bibliography for extended reading </li></ul>
  10. 10. Beethoven
  11. 11. Electronic Databases <ul><li>Library Catalog </li></ul><ul><li>- Find books, journal titles, scores, multimedia materials (CDs, DVDs…) </li></ul><ul><li>Electronic Databases </li></ul><ul><li>- Find individual essays / articles written inside journals </li></ul>Electronic databases Library Catalog VS. Electronic Databases?
  12. 12. Electronic Databases <ul><li>International Index to Music Periodicals (Fulltext) </li></ul><ul><li>Music Index Online </li></ul><ul><li>RILM Abstracts of Music Literature </li></ul>Databases : journal articles <ul><li>Academic Search Premier </li></ul><ul><li>ERIC </li></ul><ul><li>ProQuest Dissertations & Theses </li></ul><ul><li>China Journal Net 中國期刊網全文數據庫 </li></ul>
  13. 13. Electronic Databases MUS7260 Library Guide! Loads of resources, chat reference, discussion forum…
  14. 14. Sample Search 1 music cancer cancer patients music therapy and cancer music music therapy How does music help cancer patients?
  15. 15. Too many results? Make sure you evaluate them! music therapy and cancer
  16. 16. Obituary = Death announcement! (irrelevant result) This is a book review only! (irrelevant result)
  17. 17. music therapy and cancer Ways to limit your search
  18. 18. Sample Search 2 Music education for children
  19. 19. Too many results? Consider narrowing down your topic by adding another element. and compo*
  20. 20. How to Locate an Item? <ul><li>Current (1-2 yrs): 2/F </li></ul><ul><li>Old (>2 yrs): check call no. to locate the floor </li></ul>Citation: Mullins, S. (2003). Adventures with music. The instrumentalist, 57, 19-21. (APA Style) Journal name Page no. Issue no. Article title Authors Pub. Yr.
  21. 21. How to Locate an Item? <ul><li>Current (1-2 yrs) : 2/F </li></ul><ul><li>Old (>2 yrs) : check call no. </li></ul>Citation: Hamann, Donald L., and Robert Anthony Gillespie. &quot;Strategies for Teaching Strings: Building a Successful String and Orchestra Program.&quot; MUSIC EDUCATORS JOURNAL 91 (2009): 60. (MLA Style) Journal name Page no. Issue no. Pub. yr. Article title Authors
  22. 22. Article Finder <ul><li>Help you quickly locate the specific full-text article!! </li></ul>Just enter the citation details & it will take you directly to the full-text article if the Library has it. It’s EASY!
  23. 23. Services & Facilities <ul><li>Login to access databases remotely from home </li></ul><ul><li>Online renewal… and more </li></ul>
  24. 24. Help? Katie Lai Music Liaison Librarian MUS7260 LibGuideS Ask @ the Reference Desk Call @ 3411-7363 Email @ Ask a Librarian