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RILM at IAML Online Congress

Friday, July 16, 2021

RILM will participate at this year’s congress of the International Association of Music Libraries, Archives, and Documentation Centres (IAML),which will take place via the Zoom platform from Monday 26 until Friday 30 July. It is held in association with the Digital Libraries for Musicology (DLfM) conference.

On Tuesday, 27 July, 17.00-18.30 UTC, Barbara Dobbs Mackenzie, RILM’s Executive Director and Past President of IAML will chair the RILM open session and present an update of the latest happenings with RILM and its resources. Pavel Kordík (National Library of the Czech Republic, Prague) will present a paper, titled “Base de données en mouvement: Reflet dans le rétroviseur”; and Tatsuhiko Itoh (President of RILM Japan, International Christian University and Juntendo University, Tokyo) will report on recent developments in RILM National Committee of Japan.

Registration is free of charge. The deadline for registration is Friday 23 July though this online registration link. 

New Additions to RILM Abstracts with Full Text

Wednesday, July 07, 2021

 RILM Abstracts of Music Literature with Full Text just included eleven more titles in its full-text journal collection. These titles are:

  • Bašćinski glasi: Južnohrvatski etnomuzikološki godišnjak. Omiš: Festival Dalmatinskih Klapa, 1991–. ISSN 1330-1128 and eISSN 2584-4059
  • BIOS: Journal of the British Institute of Organ Studies. Oxford: Positif Press, 1977–. ISSN 0141-4992
  • Circuit: Musiques contemporaines. Montréal: Circuit: Musiques contemporaines, 1990–. ISSN 1183-1693 and eISSN 1488-9692
  • Cuadernos de investigación musical. Ciudad Real: Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha / Centro de Investigación y Documentación Musical (CIDoM), 2016–. ISSN 2530-6847
  • KunstMusik: Schriften zur Musik als Kunst. Köln: Maria de Alvear World Edition, 2003–. ISSN 1612-6173
  • Nordic sounds. København: Dansk Musik Informations Center (MIC), 1982–2006. ISSN 0108-2914
  • La revue [arabe] des sciences de l’education musicale / Mağallaẗ ‘ulūm al-tarbīyyaẗ al-mūsīqīyyaẗ / مجلّة علوم التربية الموسيقيّة. Hadath–Baabda: Éditions de l’Université Antonine, 2017–. ISSN 2523-0778 
  • Musicology and cultural science. Tblisi: Sakartvelos Teknikuri Universiteti/Georgian Technical University, 2005–. ISSN 1512-2018
  • Musiktherapeutische Umschau: Forschung und Praxis der Musiktherapie. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1980–. ISSN 0172-5505 and eISSN 2196-8764
  • Seiltanz: Beiträge zur Musik der Gegenwart. Berlin: Edition Klein, 2010–. ISSN 2191-0499
  • Tehnologii informatice şi de comunicaţie în domeniul muzical/Information and communication technologies in the musical field. Cluj-Napoca: Editura MediaMusica, 2010–. ISSN 2067-9408 and  eISSN 2069-654X

For more information on RILM Abstract of Music Literature with Full Text, visit https://www.rilm.org/abstracts/.

For inquiries and suggestions, please contact fulltext.journals@rilm.org.

Think Music & Beyond: Interdisciplinary Research in the Age of Full Text

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

RILM and EBSCO invite you to take part in the free webinar “Think Music & Beyond: Interdisciplinary Research in the Age of Full Text”. This webinar is part of EBSCO’s Inspired Webinar Series, which explores research challenges unique to each field of study and solutions which can commence in the library.

This session will focus on RILM Abstracts with Full Text and RILM Music Encyclopedias, two resources with full text that are widely used by researchers active in ethno/musicology and the performing arts, but in light of their scope are relevant for researchers in a variety of disciplines of the humanities and social sciences. We will learn from Tina Frühauf, Ph.D., a musicologist and editor, how RILM’s resources support interdisciplinary research.

Presented by: RILM, EBSCO, and Library Journal
Event Date and Time: Wednesday, 7 April 2021 | 2:00-3:00 PM ET, 11:00 AM-12:00 PM PT

The event is free, advance registration is required.

Coming Soon! New Additions to RILM Abstracts of Music Literature with Full Text

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

This summer, RILM Abstracts of Music Literature with Full Text will add eleven more titles to its full-text journal collection. The new titles are:

  • Bašćinski glasi: Južnohrvatski etnomuzikološki godišnjak. Omiš: Festival Dalmatinskih Klapa, 1991–. ISSN 1330-1128 and eISSN 2584-4059
  • BIOS: Journal of the British Institute of Organ Studies. Oxford: Positif Press, 1977–. ISSN 0141-4992
  • Circuit: Musiques contemporaines. Montréal: Circuit: Musiques contemporaines, 1990–. ISSN 1183-1693 and eISSN 1488-9692
  • Cuadernos de investigación musical. Ciudad Real: Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha / Centro de Investigación y Documentación Musical (CIDoM), 2016–. ISSN 2530-6847
  • KunstMusik: Schriften zur Musik als Kunst. Köln: Maria de Alvear World Edition, 2003–. ISSN 1612-6173
  • Nordic sounds. København: Dansk Musik Informations Center (MIC), 1982–2006. ISSN 0108-2914
  • La revue [arabe] des sciences de l’education musicale / Mağallaẗ ‘ulūm al-tarbīyyaẗ al-mūsīqīyyaẗ / مجلّة علوم التربية الموسيقيّة. Hadath–Baabda: Éditions de l’Université Antonine, 2017–. ISSN 2523-0778 
  • Musicology and cultural science. Tblisi: Sakartvelos Teknikuri Universiteti/Georgian Technical University, 2005–. ISSN 1512-2018
  • Musiktherapeutische Umschau: Forschung und Praxis der Musiktherapie. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1980–. ISSN 0172-5505 and eISSN 2196-8764
  • Seiltanz: Beiträge zur Musik der Gegenwart. Berlin: Edition Klein, 2010–. ISSN 2191-0499
  • Tehnologii informatice şi de comunicaţie în domeniul muzical/Information and communication technologies in the musical field. Cluj-Napoca: Editura MediaMusica, 2010–. ISSN 2067-9408 and  eISSN 2069-654X

For more information on RILM Abstract of Music Literature with Full Text, visit https://www.rilm.org/abstracts/.

For inquiries and suggestions, please contact fulltext.journals@rilm.org.

Join RILM Virtually for MLA / TLA 2021

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

RILM – Think Theater!

This year we are offering many ways for the MLA and TLA communities to connect with us virtually. Full details can be found on our conference website, rilm.org/mlatla2021.

Get a one-on-one consultation
Visit our website to book a meeting time with one of our RILM staffers to discuss your specific needs.

Try out RILM’s resources
To get a special 7-day trial just for MLA / TLA attendees, visit our conference website.

Attend our presentations
Zoom in, learn, ask questions, share your thoughts. Each day during the exhibit hour, RILM will host mini-presentations that spotlight our different resources. Join us to learn what’s new and to chat with our product coordinators.

RILM 101 (1 March, 2:30-3:00pm EST)

Spotlight on RILM Music Encyclopedias and Q&A (2 March, 4:00-4:30pm EST)

Spotlight on MGG Online and Q&A (3 March, 4:00-4:30pm EST)

Spotlight on RILM Abstracts with Full Text and Q&A (4 March, 2:00-2:30pm EST)

Spotlight on Index to Printed Music and Q&A (5 March, 3:30-4:00pm EST)

For detailed information, visit rilm.org/mlatla2021.

New Additions to RILM Music Encyclopedia

Tuesday, January 05, 2021

Three works have joined the continuously expanding collection of historical and current titles, RILM Music Encyclopedias:

  • Richard Carlin. Country music: A biographical dictionary. New York: Routledge, 2013. xvii, 497 p.
  • Gabriel Pareyón. Diccionario enciclopédico de música en México. 2 vols. Zapopan: Universidad Panamericana, 2006–2007. 2 vols., 1133p.
  • Jaimie Vernon. Canadian pop music encyclopedia. Scarborough, ON: Bullseye Canada, 2020. 2 vols. 429, 457 p.

With the addition of these titles, centered around the subject of North America, RILM Music Encyclopedias augments its coverage and depth.

RILM Music Encyclopedias can be accessed via EBSCOhost and, as of recently, on RILM’s platform Egret at rme.rilm.org.

For further information, please email encyclopedias@rilm.org

RILM on WeChat

Monday, November 16, 2020

In early November 2020, RILM inaugurated its social-media presence on WeChat, with a channel/public account that offers Mandarin-speakers information about the diverse resources and content contained in RILM Abstracts of Music Literature (and its full-text enhancement), RILM Music EncyclopediasMGG Online, and the Index to Printed Music. WeChat users can use this link to follow account activities, receive news, or leave comments. With the foray into this forum, RILM hopes that Chinese music researchers will find valuable information relevant to their activities.

Support from RILM for the New Academic Year

Wednesday, August 05, 2020

Dear music-research community,

As you are getting ready for the upcoming academic year, RILM offers the following support:

  • Schedule a live online bibliography class on a topic of your choice for your seminar, taught by one of RILM’s staff members. To put in a request, contact info@rilm.org.
  • Take part in our office hour. Each week, a RILM staff member will be available to help with questions on how to utilize our resources for music research and bibliography. Visit our Facebook page and join the group “Bibliography Buffs” to get access to the room. Start date: 19 August.
  • Sign up for the YouTube channel “RILM Resources” for introductory videos and tutorials about our products.
  • Download the teaching guide PowerPoint with information and recommended searches.

No matter what your topic is, we offer hands-on searches, live Q&As and tutorials, and video and PowerPoint information on our virtual reference shelf, RILM Music EncyclopediasMGG OnlineRILM Abstracts, and the Index to Printed Music. We help you to prepare for your class, to lay the groundwork for your paper, and to find answers to difficult research questions. And we are happy to add additional videos to our channel upon receiving suggestions.

Wishing you a great semester!

New Additions to RILM Abstracts with Full Text

Thursday, July 02, 2020

RILM Abstracts with Full Text has just add ten more titles to its full-text journal collection. These titles are:

Arietta: Journal of the Beethoven Piano Society of Europe. London: Beethoven Piano Society of Europe, 1999–. ISSN 1465-9387
Arietta, the annual journal of the Beethoven Piano Society of Europe, consists of articles, reviews, and society news.

Bulletin of the International Kodály Society. Budapest: International Kodály Society, 1976–. ISSN 0133-8749
In addition to news about members, the Bulletin of the International Kodály Society provides reports and papers from Kodály symposia around the world; scholarship on the history of the Kodály movement; performance analysis of choral works by Kodály and others; writings by Kodály himself; and reviews of books and recordings.

Early keyboard journal. Historical Keyboard Society of North America, 1982–. ISSN 0899-8132
Early keyboard journal, the annual journal of the Historical Keyboard Society of North America, features scholarly and peer-reviewed articles on early keyboard instruments, including organs, harpsichords, clavichords, and early pianos, as well as reviews of new books, editions, and CDs.

Early music America. Pittsburgh: Early Music America, 1988–. ISSN 1083-3633
The intended readership of Early music America is anyone with an interest in the early music movement in North America, including performers, scholars, instrument makers, patrons, amateurs, or presenters. It documents the strong communal element of the early music movement with news items and interviews, and highlights issues in historical performance, as well as professional development.

Hudba, integrácie, interpretácie. Nitra: Univerzita Konštantína Filozofa – Pedagogická Fakulta, 1994–. ISSN 1338-4872
First launched in 1994 as Hudobno-pedagogické interpretácie and published annually since 2006 as Hudba, integrácie, interpretácie, the journal publishes writings that illuminate new paradigms in pedagogical thinking and music education, transformations in music communication, and the aesthetics and philosophy of music.

Lietuvos muzikologija/Lithuanian musicology. Vilnius: Lietuvos Muzikos Akademija, 2000–. ISSN 1392-9313
Lithuanian musicology is the country’s premier musicological journal. Published annually since 2000 by the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre, the journal covers the history of art music in Lithuania and related developments in neighboring countries. Topics include the history of art music, religious music, music and mathematics, aesthetics, and Lithuanian traditional music.

Musicologist: International journal of music studies. Trabzon: Karadeniz Teknik Üniversitesi – Karadeniz Teknik Üniversitesi Devlet Konservatuvarı, 2017–. eISSN 2618-5652
Published biannually in June and December, Musicologist is an international refereed journal, presenting original scholarship in historical musicology, music theory, and ethnomusicology. Each issue includes multidisciplinary studies related to musicology. In addition to original research papers, the journal includes reviews, publicity, field notes, ethnographic writings, and translations.

Rahvusvahelise Eduard Tubina Ühingu Aastaraamat/Yearbook of the International Eduard Tubin Society. Tallinn: Rahvusvaheline Eduard Tubina Ühing/International Eduard Tubin Society, 2001–2009. ISSN 1406-7099
The Yearbook of International Eduard Tubin Society was published annually from 2001 through 2009. The contents focus on the life, works, and reception of the Estonian composer, who spent much of his life in exile in Sweden. Also included are interviews and correspondence with and by Tubin, his wife and son, and performers and conductors connected to the composer.

Revista de musicología. Madrid: Sociedad Española de Musicología, 1978–. ISSN 0210-1459
Revista de musicología, founded in 1978 by Samuel Rubio, is the official journal of the Sociedad Española de Musicología. Published twice a year, the journal is primarily devoted to studies on Spanish music and its ramifications and influence, but the spectrum of its coverage is often expanded through special issues and topics that have universal significance. Every issue of the journal includes substantial reports, reviews, and summaries of scholarly works such as doctoral dissertations, critical editions of music, and comprehensive recordings of a curated repertoire.

Teoria muzyki: Studia, interpretacje, dokumentacje. Kraków: Akademia Muzyczna w Krakowie, 2012–. ISSN 2299-8454
The peer-reviewed annual journal Teoria muzyki was launched in 2012 at the Academy of Music in Cracow as a platform for scholarly dialogue among music theorists, musicologists, composers, and performers. The journal publishes articles on contemporary and historical music, performance practice, music aesthetics, and music theory. Several issues of the journal were dedicated to Mieczysław Tomaszewski, a renowned scholar of Chopin’s music.

To learn more about the extensive list of journal titles in full text, please visit RILM Abstracts of Music Literature with Full Text.

RILM Music Encyclopedias Announces the Addition of Three Titles

Monday, June 29, 2020

RILM Music Encyclopedias Announces the Addition of Three Titles

On 1 January 2021, RILM Music Encyclopedias will add three seminal works to its collection of historical and current titles:

Richard Carlin. Country music: A biographical dictionary. New York: Routledge, 2013. xvii, 497 p.
Gabriel Pareyón. Diccionario enciclopédico de música en México. 2 vols. Zapopan: Universidad Panamericana, 2006–2007. 2 vols., 1133p.
Jaimie Vernon. Canadian pop music encyclopedia. Scarborough, ON: Bullseye Canada, 2020. 2 vols. 429, 457 p.

With the addition of these titles, RILM Music Encyclopedias augments its coverage and depth, adding titles centered around North America as subject.

RILM Music Encyclopedias can be accessed via EBSCOhost and, as of recently, on RILM’s platform Egret at rme.rilm.org.

For further information, please email encyclopedias@rilm.org