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RILM at the 10th European Music Analysis Conference

Monday, September 06, 2021

RILM will participate in the 10th European Music Analysis Conference, which takes place in Moscow and via the Zoom platform from 20 to 24 September 2021. 

On Monday, 20 July, 18:30-22:00 UTC, Georg Burgstaller, Editor and Product Coordinator for MGG Online will present the paper “Theory, Analysis, and Beyond: RILM’s Digital Collections and Advanced Tools”. Leaning on the work of Heinrich Schenker as a case study, he unravels the ways in which RILM’s tools and collections—RILM Abstracts of Music Literature, MGG Online and RILM Music Encyclopediasaid researchers in the field of analysis and also in other areas of music research.For further information about the conference, please visit the EUROMAC site.

RILM Music Encyclopedias: New Titles for 2022

Thursday, August 19, 2021

In January 2022 RILM Music Encyclopedias will add three more reference works to its collection of currently 60 historical and current titles. These are:

  • François Henry Joseph Blaze (Castil-Blaze). Dictionnaire de musique moderne (2nd ed.; Paris: Au magasin de musique de la Lyre moderne, 1825) 2 vols; xvi, 324 p. [25]; 389 p.
  • Sokol Shupo. Enciklopedia e muzikës shqiptare (Tiranë: Asmus, 2002) 318 p.
  • Terry Moran. Vietnamese musical instruments: A monographic lexicon ([Singapore]: author, 2020) 384 p.

The addition of these titles, which augment the coverage and depth of RILM Music Encyclopedias, emphasizes RILM’s mission to include the music scholarship of all countries and in all languages.

RILM Music Encyclopedias is the continuously expanding global online repository of music encyclopedias and dictionaries designed to meet the teaching, learning and research needs of the international music community. In addition to quarterly updates and revisions, including additions to Komponisten der Gegenwart, the repository broadens its coverage annually.

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.

Bibliography Now!

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

A high-quality bibliography or reference list is an essential part of any academic paper and any research-driven class. Incorporate a bibliography session into your seminar and it’s on RILM. We provide live instruction to classes with subject-specific and comprehensive sessions via Zoom, focusing on RILM Abstracts, RILM Music Encyclopedias, and/or MGG Online. Get your students up-to-speed, relying on authoritative, peer-reviewed, and author signed information to write unforgettable term papers.

Contact us today to set up a session for the coming semester, at info@rilm.org.

Wishing you a great semester.

RILM Announces Search for Deputy Executive Director

Monday, August 09, 2021

NEW YORK, New York — 6 August 2021 — Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale (RILM), the non-profit organization that documents and disseminates music research worldwide, has kicked off its global search for a Deputy Executive Director. This is a newly created position offering significant opportunity for professional growth ​​with the expectation that, as mutually understood benchmarks and measures are met, the Deputy will assume increasing responsibility, ultimately becoming qualified for promotion to Executive Director.

RILM is an innovative, entrepreneurial-spirited organization that is well-funded and poised to expand its  leadership in support of the world of comprehensive and inclusive music research.

“Under the leadership of Barbara Dobbs Mackenzie, RILM has expanded its documentation of the world’s writings about music to encompass more and more publications from around the world,” says Philippe Vendrix of the RILM Board of Directors. “Further, RILM is now heavily engaged in providing much-needed article and encyclopedia full-text content from around the world and is well situated to continue its growth and expansion.”

“I have loved being at the helm of RILM for all these years and watching the organization grow to meet the changing needs of the music research community,” says Barbara Dobbs Mackenzie, current Executive Director. “Working with new leadership will be a wonderful way to bring my tenure at RILM to a close. I expect my transition to take place over one or two years.”

The search process is expected to unfold over the next few months, with the new Deputy Executive Director targeted to be in place by the end of the calendar year or early in 2022.

The Deputy Executive Director opportunity can be found at https://www.rfcuny.org/careers/postings?pvnID=GS-2108-004138.

For more information about the opportunity, please email jorchard@rilm.org.

About Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale (RILM)

Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale (RILM) is a non-profit organization that documents and disseminates music research worldwide. RILM is committed to representing the world’s knowledge about all musical traditions and to making this knowledge accessible to research and performance communities via digital collections and advanced research and discovery tools. RILM’s collections aim to include the music scholarship of all countries, in all languages, and across all disciplinary and cultural boundaries, thereby fostering research in the arts, humanities, sciences, and social sciences.

www.rilm.org

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