Tag Archives: e-resources

A few of my favourite things

Every year at the beginning of term we welcome our new students to the music collections in our libraries by explaining what we have on offer. Over the past years this has involved quite a lot of walking around the … Continue reading

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A new year begins

It’s been a busy six weeks so far, with lots to prepare in readiness for the new intake of students next week. For my part, I’ve been steadily working my way through cataloguing about 60 CDs to be added to … Continue reading

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Ebooks for music

I still remember the days when we advertised ebooks on music subjects at the Pendlebury Library by printing out all the covers on a poster and yes, they did all fit, first on an A4 and later on an A3 … Continue reading

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Music collections survey results

The music collections survey that took place last term has given us some interesting food for thought. The winners of the prize draw have been contacted in January and I want to say thank you again to all of you … Continue reading

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Cambridge manuscripts and RISM Sigla

RISM (Repertoire Internationale des Sources Musicales) has recently made an announcement about a new web site for their library sigla. RISM library sigla comprise three elements: a Country code (usually the same as used for motor vehicles), a Town code in … Continue reading

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Music collections survey

As part of the music pilot – this is the three year project where the music collections at the University Library and Pendlebury Library of Music are managed by the same music librarians – we are, amongst other things, looking … Continue reading

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To e or not to e?

In a previous post on Overnight Loans, I wrote Okay, you might be convinced by this, but you might wonder why we don’t buy more ebooks then? There wouldn’t be a need for making a physical book an ONL if … Continue reading

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