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<ul><li><p>Composition of Music LibrariesNeil Millican, Alexis Recchia, Jane Rucker, CJ Pipins and Ella Peterson</p></li><li><p>In The BeginningDue to the non-secular nature of most early musical composition, collections of music were primarily held within religious institutions such as monasteries or cathedrals. However, in post-Renaissance Europe, these collections began to be expanded within centralized library systems. </p><p>Now, music libraries exist in a myriad of different forms: as stand-alone collections, attached to institutions of higher learning, affiliated with government, corporate, and performing art organizations. </p></li><li><p>Types of Music Libraries Academic (often research-based; Music Department of a university or college) Conservatories (in support of schools of music) Corporate (often music publishers, managing licensed materials) Public (music collections within public collections [i.e. NY Public Library]) Government (i.e. Library of Congress) Independent (Professional associations for composers and performing artists; opera houses, symphonies; specific collections utilized for film and broadcasting)For example</p><p>NPR!</p></li><li><p>Forms of Funding Government Private DonationCorporate Donation University Funds Endowments Grants</p></li><li><p>Special Collectionswithin Music Libraries Performance Production Rare Digital</p></li><li><p>Music Library Collections Music Scores (Ms) Collected Works Complete Works of Composers Folios and Miniature Scores</p></li><li><p>Music Literature and Audio Collections Music Literature (MLs) Music Theory (MTs) Periodicals (Opera News, Diapason) Sound RecordingsSLPs Vinyl RecordsCDsPerformance Records of Faculty, Associated Artists, Student RecitalsVideoReel to Reel</p></li><li><p>Music Library Reference Section Music Encyclopedias Music Bibliographies Foreign Language Dictionaries Reference for singers (Diction in French, Russian, Italian, German) Collected lyrics in translation of Foreign Composers Musical America (Guide to Orchestras, Opera Houses, Ballet, Symphonies, Teachers and Agents)</p></li><li><p>Special Collections and ArchivesSheet Music CollectionsPrivate Collections of Performers (Casals, Christina Caroll Collection of Opera Scores)Original Manuscripts of Musical Works</p></li><li><p>Music Cataloging Differs according to type of music library Standard: AARC2, MARC MLA currently lobbying for a more appropriate set of standards for music cataloging</p></li><li><p>How to Catalog? For music books, AACR2 and LC standards are followed. For music recording, AACR2 is followed, with some modification to title, author, date. LC classification. For scores, AACR2 is the general guide. However, most of the information that is necessary to create a distinctive record is put into a field that does not fit. LC classification.</p></li><li><p>Online CatalogsPublic, partial catalog: The British Library: Library, full catalog: New York Public Library: Library, multiple catalogs: Harvard University:- Oasis: - Hollis: Academic Library, full catalog: Yale University:, full catalog: New England Conservatory: </p></li><li><p>Music Cataloging and Digital CollectionsLos Angeles Public Library: Music and Movie catalog is a gateway to digital loansloaned digital material is good for 21 days</p><p>Harvard Digital Score Collection:</p><p>New York Public Library Digital Collection:;div_id=pm Specific example:;strucID=1094995&amp;imageID=1604279&amp;parent_id=1073295&amp;word=&amp;snum=&amp;s=&amp;notword=&amp;d=&amp;c=&amp;f=&amp;sScope=&amp;sLevel=&amp;sLabel=&amp;total=3&amp;num=0&amp;imgs=12&amp;pNum=&amp;pos=3#</p></li><li><p>Public Services Reference Desk Access Services Disability Services Computing Interlibrary Loan</p></li><li><p>Reference Desk Staffed by music librarian who typically has an undergraduate degree in music, in addition to their MLS. Responds to queries and assists in discovery of resources face-to-face and virtually. Performs user instruction and prepares guides.</p></li><li><p>Access Services Provides circulation functions. Communicates with patrons about overdue materials, recalls, and holds. Billing and collecting fees. Provides stack maintenance. Reserves study rooms. Communicates with security officials.</p></li><li><p>Disability Services Provides access to machines which help the disabled (blind, deaf, etc.). Includes hearing aids, print enlargers and special assistive devices. Helps obtain Braille resources and readers.Interlibrary Loan Arranges for patrons to receive materials not owned by the library.</p></li><li><p>Computing/Audiovisual Services May be managed by IT or access services. Maintains computerscall maintenance when necessary, clean, load paper. Computers often have additional headphone sockets and special software for producing music and multimedia projects. Listening Center may include DVD player, TV, stereos, record and/or tape players.</p></li><li><p>Structure Administration Reference Circulation Technical Services</p></li><li><p>Qualifications MLS The more music background, the better. A background in humanities can be very useful, as well.</p></li><li><p>Museum Museum of Performance and Design-</p><p>Academic Listen online: UCLA-</p><p>Public New York Public Library</p><p>Online Naxos Music Library</p></li><li><p>Outreach Service to the public. New York Public Library: Chicago Public Library: </p></li><li><p>Future Trends New technology (i.e. electronic music stands, score-editing programs) Continued and expanded digitization Globalization of collections</p><p>***********************</p></li></ul>


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