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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,

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

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

For further information, please email