Author: Pauline Shaw Bayne
Author info: Assistant Dean and Professor, UT Libraries
Publication Date: October 28, 2008
Publisher: The Scarecrow Press
Synopsis: A Guide to Library Research in Music introduces the process and techniques for researching and writing about music. This informative textbook provides concrete examples of different types of writing, offering a thorough introduction to music literature. It clearly describes various information-searching techniques and library-based organizational systems and introduces the array of music resources available.
Each chapter concludes with learning exercises to aid the students’ concept application and skill development. The concluding bibliography provides a quick overview of music literature and resources, emphasizing electronic and print publications since 2000, but including standard references that all music researchers should know.