Music Librarianship in the United Kingdom: Fifty Years of the United Kingdom Branch of the International Association of Music Libraries, Archives, and Documentation Centres

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Richard Turbet
Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2003 - Music - 252 pages
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The UK branch of the International Association of Music Libraries was founded in 1953. This volume of specially commissioned essays celebrates the golden jubilee of branch's foundation and surveys the achievements of the last 50 years. With an emphasis on practical music librarianship, the essays examine the challenges that have faced the profession in recent years, as well as current developments in the field and the impact of modern advances in information technology.
 

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Contents

Fifty years of IAMLUK
1
the development of music provision in public
17
Music information skills at the University of Reading
57
training for music librarianship over 50 years
74
Musaurus and MusRib
84
understanding George
99
a history of the Branch journal
120
Making a library for IAMLUK
127
The unique first edition of Byrds Gradualia in York Minster Library
137
cooperation in music libraries the last 50 years
172
towards a map of the music resource of the UK and Ireland
200
towards a national service for music
209
fireworks of the 1990s?
220
Things to come or ignorance is not Bliss so dont shoot the messenger
236
Index
245
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