Schedule - 2011
October	     November        December     

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WEEK 1

AUG. 22(m)

Course introduction

AUG. 24 (w)

Syllabus review
Library of Congress classification scheme for music

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WEEK 2

AUG. 29 (m)

THE LIBRARY HOME PAGE
connecting from home
course reserves

LIBRARY CATALOGS: Searching ALEPH

ALEPH assignment, due 8/31/2011

 

AUG. 31 (w)

ALEPH assignment due
Assignment review

Interlibrary Loan --- why you need it and how to get it

SUS -- Search the combined catalogs of the Florida state universities libraries

 

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WEEK 3

SEPT. 5 (m) LABOR DAY -- University closed.

SEPT. 7 (w)

 

Other library catalogs:

Library of Congress

 

WorldCat Access music resources page. Click on "Related"

ASSIGNMENT FOR MONDAY, INTERLIBRARY LOAN, due Mon., 9/12

ASSIGNMENT : OTHER LIBRARY CATALOGS, due Wed., 9/14

 

WEEK 4

 

SEPT. 12 (m)

DICTIONARIES/ENCYCLOPEDIAS

The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 2nd ed.

 

SEPT. 14 (w) (no class --wdh ill)


WEEK 5

SEPT. 19 (m)

OTHER LIBRARY CATALOGS assignment due


Grove Music Online
(incl. New Grove Dictionary of Opera)

Dictionaries / Encyclopedias - Oral reports begin.

Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians [unclaimed]
New Harvard Dictionary of Music - Kyle
New Grove Dictionary of American Music - Kai
Garland Encycl. of World Music (10 vols) - Chelsea

Diccionario de la Musica Espanola e... (10 vols) - Carlos

 

SEPT. 21 (w)

Dictionaries / Encyclopedias - oral reports, cont. Dictionaries / Encyclopedias

New Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments - Kai
Encyclopedia of the Blues - Matthew
Music and Composers of the 20th Century - Anthony
International Who's Who in Classical Music - Alex
International Dictionary of Opera - Juan

WEEK 6

 

Sept. 26 (m)

The Oxford Dictionary of Music - Christine
The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music - Hernan
International Dictionary of Black Composers - Bryan
New Oxford Companion to Music - Leon
New Grove Dictionary of Opera - Vindhya
Musicians and Composers of the Twentieth Century - Anthony

Sept. 28 (w)

Bakers Dictionary of Opera - Andrew
Latin American Classical Composers - Edward
Harvard Biographical Dictionary - Kyle

International Encyclopedia of Women Composers - Vivian


 

OCTOBER

WEEK 7

OCT. 3 (m)

MUSIC PERIODICALS: definition, types, examples, etc.

What is a periodical?

Types of music periodicals

magazines
Professional journals
Scholarly journals - refereed or peer-reviewed

Online journals:

Journal of Seventeenth Century Music

 

OCT. 5 (w)

ACCESSING PERIODICALS' SUBJECT CONTENT

Print Indexes

ONLINE PERIODICAL DATABASES:

MUSIC INDEX ONLINE

RILM ABSTRACTS

 

WEEK 8

OCT. 10 (m)

FIU periodicals survey due

INTERNATIONAL INDEX TO MUSIC PERIODICALS

Periodical Indexes--round up.

Mid-term review

 

OCT. 12 (w)

Specialized Dictionaries / Encyclopedias notes due

 

WEEK 9

OCT. 17(m) 

Mid-term exam

 

OCT 19. (w)

ONE MORE DICTIONARY -- Andrew Trelease

MID-TERM handback & discussion

Turabian style. Examples and important things to take note of.

Turabian Music Citation Guide or Citing Music Sources by Lisa Philpott of the Univeristy of Western Ontario. The latter is also an excellent guide to rules about other stylistic music-writing conventions. For example, when to use quotations marks or italics in titles of musical compositions. For music education majors, you will want to consult Cornell University - APA Citation Style for a guide to APA style formats.

 

WEEK 10

OCT 24.  (m)

Turabian-style EXAMPLES.

Assignment: Turabian for Footnotes and Bibliography, due 10/31

 

OCT 26.  (w)

OTHER RESEARCH DATABASES, (Cont.)

Biography & Genealogy Master Index 

Dissertation Abstracts / Masterís Abstracts online

Books In Print

Music-In-Print series

 

WEEK 11

OCT 31 (m)

Assignment due: Turabian for Footnotes and Bibliography.

Types of editions:

FACSIMILES

CRITICAL / COLLECTED EDITIONS

PERFORMING EDITIONS (Practical)

Terms: autograph, holograph, manuscript copy, copyist manuscript

secondary / primary source material


NOVEMBER

NOV. 2 (w)

Continuing.....

FACSIMILES

CRITICAL / COLLECTED EDITIONS

PERFORMING EDITIONS (Practical)

Assignment explanation

Assignment: COLLECTED/FACSIMILE/PRACTICAL EDITIONS, due 11/9

 

 

WEEK 12

 

NOV. 7 (m)

Finding tools for Scores:

IPM -- Index to Printed Music

THEMATIC CATALOGS

 

NOV. 9 (w)

Assignment due:: COLLECTED/FACSIMILE/PRACTICAL EDITIONS

Assignment: Thematic catalogs, Index to Printed Music & Dissertation Abstracts, due 11/16 (w)

 

WEEK 13

NOV. 14 (m)

 

WEB SITES

NOV. 16 (w)

Thematic catalogs, etc. assignment due

Searching techniques

WEB Search practice

 

WEEK 14

 

NOV. 21 (m)

TEST Review

 

NOV. 23  (w)

 

FINAL TEST

 

 

WEEK 15

 

NOV. 28  (m)

COURSE EVALUATIONS

BIG CD GIVE-A-WAY

 

NOV. 30 (w)

 


DECEMBER

WEEK 16

 

DEC. 5 (m)