Tag Archives: music librarians

Libraries past and future

As I near the end of my six months working here, it seems that the time since I started last January has vanished all too quickly. The maze of shelves, stacks, hidden corridors and collections that the UL and the … Continue reading

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Music Research in the Digital Age: IAML/IMS conference

A couple of weeks ago, I was fortunate to be able to attend the joint international conference of IAML/IMS (International Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres/International Musicological Society) which was held at the Juilliard School at the Lincoln Center, … Continue reading

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Musings on music resources

Once upon a time, when there were no online library catalogues or online library resources, music students and researchers would go to the library and browse through card catalogues and many printed reference works to find the answer to what … Continue reading

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Meet…Kate Crane

MusiCB3: What has your road to librarianship been? When I was a child I visited the local public library with my parents pretty much every week – I would happily wander around it for hours, and always came back home … Continue reading

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Meet….Diana Wood

MusiCB3: What has your road to librarianship been? It was a short and uneventful, if rather serendipitous one. I’d just finished a music degree and PGCE, and knew I didn’t want to teach, but beyond that had no idea what I was … Continue reading

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A day in the life of a music librarian (in pictures)

Music librarians don’t have typical days. We have huge variety in our work – it’s what makes it so interesting. Here at the UL, we’re responsible for acquiring music, give suggestions for music literature, catalogue music, decide what needs to … Continue reading

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Meet… Sam Freeman

MusiCB3: What has your road to librarianship been? Sam Freeman: When I left Cambridge Regional College with a BTEC National Diploma in Business & Finance, I didn’t know what I wanted to do; I had secretarial qualifications and a love … Continue reading

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