Wednesday, February 25
Job Announcement: Tutorial videos
Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale (RILM) publishes RILM Abstracts of Music Literature, widely recognized as the world’s most comprehensive abstracted bibliography covering music and related disciplines. The database started in 1967 and now includes some 830,000 records. It is fully searchable, with in-depth vocabulary-controlled indexing and abstracts.
RILM is looking to produce video tutorials for assisting users to work in its database on the EBSCO platform. We are seeking someone who can produce a series of short videos highlighting different search techniques for this music research tool. Experience with RILM and/or other EBSCO databases is strongly preferred.
Hours are flexible. The position will terminate on the completion of the project. Compensation will depend on experience and qualifications. Interested persons should send a CV and letter of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, February 05
RILM at MLA, Denver
Music research in the 21st century: Features and search techniques of the RILM bibliographies
Everyone is welcome!
Thursday February 26, at 7:30 am
In Horace Tabor/Molly Brown
We will be providing a free breakfast for people who attend. The breakfast will be followed by a brief presentation to show you what's new on the EBSCO platform - features designed to make RILM more useful than ever to library patrons. Updates to the RILM bibliography on the EBSCO platform will be showcased. If you plan to attend, please send an email to email@example.com.
The RILM Team
Wednesday, February 04
Job announcement: Software Developer
[This position has been filled]
Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale (RILM) publishes RILM Abstracts of Music Literature and RILM Retrospective Abstracts of Music Literature, widely recognized as the world’s most comprehensive abstracted bibliography on music and related disciplines for over 45 years, now with some 830,000 records. The database is fully searchable with in-depth vocabulary-controlled indexing and abstracts, and with titles given in both the original language and English translations.
RILM is currently aggressively expanding its product offerings, creating several digital publishing initiatives. These initiatives focus on extracting full-text data from publications such as journals and encyclopedias, targeting topics within RILM’s domain expertise. The initial task will be to create and implement a content delivery platform for an online German music encyclopedia for users around the world. The goal is to create a best-in-class framework for extracting and indexing full-text content (from digital and printed sources) for searching, display, and content management. Key to these initiatives is integrating RILM’s existing unique bibliographic and related assets into the indexing and searching process.
Tuesday, February 03
RILM at IASPM-US
Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale (RILM) will be sponsoring a table at IASPM-US during the upcoming meeting in Louisville, February 19-22. A table will be manned in the book exhibition area by Jason Oakes, a long-time editor for RILM. Please stop by and ask any questions you may have about how RILM might help you in your research. You may be surprised at the breadth of RILM's coverage of popular music.