Entries from Notes from the University of Illinois Music Library tagged with 'resources'

Recently-processed special collections at NYPL Music Division

Marc-Antonio Consoli collection The Marc-Antonio Consoli collection consists of the composer's scores in the form of sketches, draft and finished manuscripts, printouts, and final published versions. William Engvick collection of Alec Wilder scores The William Engvick collection of Alec Wilder...

Web Printing (Beta) @ the University of Illinois Library

How to Print from a Laptop Features * Print Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and PDF files via website upload * Choose between black and white or color printing (by way of printer selection) * Choose number of copies Limitations *...

Deposit and Share Your Scholarly Work with IDEALS

Do you know that IDEALS is more than just a place for students to deposit their theses and dissertations? "IDEALS is the digital repository for research and scholarship - including published and unpublished papers, datasets, video and audio - produced...

Krannert Center for the Performing Arts Library Guides

Do you you know that if you are attending events at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts (aka Krannert or KCPA) we've got guides to help you learn more about the groups and pieces being performed? Each month we...

Finding a Journal

Are you looking for a specific article from a dance, music, or theatre journal? Do you just need any article from a specific dance, music, or theatre journal? Here's one way to use the Music Easy Search tool on our...

MPAL Easy Search

Are you just beginning research for a project? If so, the Easy Search tool on the MPAL homepage may help you find many of the resources you need to get started. Easy Search searches the UIUC library catalog, I-Share, dictionaries...

New Online Journals and Databases Tool

Recently, you may have noticed some changes in the way you can search for journals and databases on the library website. The Online Research Resources (ORR) database (the yellow and blue pages!) has been replaced by the new Online Journals...

New interface for ProQuest databases

Do you use IIMP or IIPA or ProQuest Dissertations? If so, be prepared for a new look. It simplifies searching and expands the resources available. IIMP contains both full-text and abstracts to articles from 1874 to the present while IIPA...

More new collections at NYPL Music Division

The following special collections have recently been processed for the Music Division of The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts and are open for research. For more information please contact the Music Division at musicdiv@nypl.org. One collection, the...

Partifi: make parts from a score

Partifi.org is a "free and automated tool for creating parts from music scores." This tool was created by those who seek to support and encourage the study and performance of early music who found that instrumental parts were often not...

Two new online resource trials

For the next month you can test out the online versions of Richard Taruskin's The Oxford History of Western Music You can do a keyword search or browse by volume > Music from the Earliest Notations to the Sixteenth Century...

Garland Encyclopedia of World Music now available online

MPAL now has an online subscription to the Garland Encyclopedia of World Music. The text and the audio for this resource are now available in one place. You can search or browse. The advanced search gives you more options, including...

Jacob's Pillow Dance Interactive

Jacob's Pillow Dance Interactive is a new online video collection of Festival artists from 1937 to today. "Dance Interactive lets you dive in to video clips of iconic Jacob's Pillow performances by Kyle Abraham, Nina Ananiashvili, Savion Glover, Cynthia Gregory,...

Illinois dissertations and theses in IDEALS

Did you know that you can find dissertations and theses created here at the U of I by using IDEALS? Students can now deposit electronic copies of their dissertations and theses, which means you can find full-text versions here. You...

"Send to mobile" functionality in Classical Music Library and other ASP products

From ASP: We now have "Send-to-Mobile" functionality in Music Online, including all of the individual streaming music collections and some items in Opera in Video. This functionality will follow in all of our streaming video collections later this year. What...

CRI (Composers Recordings, Inc.) LPs Now Available on DRAM

Posted on DRAM News Wednesday, January 20, 2010 [off-campus access] DRAM is delighted to announce the availability of twenty newly digitized LPs from the CRI label, the initial batch of approximately 400 CRI LPs that we will be making available...

New Grove Dictionary of American Music…revised edition going online

100 new articles from the forthcoming 2nd edition of the New Grove Dictionary of American Music have been added to Grove Music Online in Oxford Music Online. This new edition, edited by Charles Hiroshi Garrett, will become a part of...

Looking for Smithsonian Folkways recordings?

The Smithsonian Folkways Recordings label includes important releases by Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger, Lead Belly, and many more. There are recordings covering the folk music of many countries, political themes such as wars and protests, as well as genres such...

New ways to get to our online music content

Now when you search our catalog for recordings, you will find records for recordings in our online audio streaming tools Classical Music Library and DRAM (Database of Recorded American Music). Just click on the "Related URL: Online access" link. Also,...

Welcome back students and faculty

Well, you made it through the first week (and so did we!). If you are new to our library or just need a refresher, take a look at our welcome guide: http://uiuc.libguides.com/mpal If you want to know what great new...

Visual image resource (ARTstor)

Need visual images to support your research? Use ARTstor (U of I community only, library subscription resource). ARTstor Resources in Music History http://www.artstor.org/using-artstor/u-pdf/inter-music-history.pdf ARTstor Resources in Theatre and Dance http://www.artstor.org/using-artstor/u-pdf/inter-theater-dance.pdf What is ARTstor you ask? "ARTstor is a digital library...

Early Childhood Music Project

Did you know that we have a large collection of early childhood music resources? You can find them in the library online catalog by doing a phrase search for "early childhood music project....

Additional full text options in IIMP and IIPA

There are now more full text link options for the International Index to Music Periodicals (IIMP) and the International Index to the Performing Arts (IIPA) databases. If the full text of an article is available directly from one of those...

Orchestra Musicians' CDROM Library and CDSheetMusic content now available online via Library Music Source

Have you been using our great collection of sheet music on CDROM? Well, now it's available to the University of Illinois Community via Library Music Source. CD Sheet Music Includes masterworks for piano, organ, classical guitar, strings, winds, voice, chorus...

New Monetery Jazz Festival Collection web site

The longest running jazz festival in the world! Each fall since 1958, the seaside city of Monterey, California, has been the site of performances by the world's finest jazz and blues performers. The festival's archive - preserved by the Stanford...

Theater in Video

The Library now has a subscription to Alexander Street Press's Theater in Video "Theatre in Video contains more than 250 definitive performances of the world's leading plays, together with more than 100 film documentaries, online in streaming video - more...

Classical Music Library recordings now findable through library catalog

You may know that we subscribe to the Classical Music Library streaming audio tool. Now when you search our online catalog, if a recording is available in CML, it will have it's own entry. Here's a Boolean search for Reger...

Jazz Music Library here!

The Jazz Music Library is now available to UIUC community members on a trial basis. Try it out and let us know what you think....

Twitter is here

OK, while many of you seem shy about commenting on the blog, you have told me that you'd be interested in a Twitter stream from the Music and Performing Arts Library--so here it is: twitter.com/mpalillinois Click on "Follow" under the...

Media Center now available from School of Music

An article about the School of Music's new Media Center appeared in today's InsideIllinois. Vol. 28, No. 16, March 19, 2009 UI performances now accessible through comprehensive Web center Attention fans of UI music makers. Did you miss the “Beyond...

Lincoln's 200th Birthday

Celebrate Lincoln's 200th Birthday with the Music and Performing Arts Library. Come see our exhibit featuring music about him. Other online resources for Lincoln music online: Civil War Sheet Music from the UIUC Music and Performing Arts Library Abraham Lincoln...

Notice to Mac OSX users having problems with audio e-reserves

If you are a Mac OSX user and are having problems accessing the audio e-reserves, you may need to install RealOne, an earlier version of RealPlayer....

Oxford Music Online--issues resolved

The problems with Oxford have been fixed. Oxford Music Online (the online home of the Grove Dictionary among other titles) is currently experiencing technical difficulties. The problem has been reported and we'll let you know when it's been fixed....

Research workshops for graduate students

The Savvy Researcher http://www.library.uiuc.edu/learn/instruction/workshops.html Drop-in workshops geared to graduate students in all disciplines! small class size * hands-on * quick paced * one-hour sessions The information experts are here to help you with everything from informational organization strategies to...

So who writes Wikipedia?

Who The Hell Writes Wikipedia, Anyway? Henry Blodget | January 3, 2009 8:39 AM An interesting look at how many individuals are making the majority of changes to Wikipedia. There are differing opinions on the best methodology for measuring this,...

Guide to Using Copyrighted Material in the Classroom

Panel Issues Guide to Using Copyrighted Material in the Classroom Chronicle of Higher Education By JEFFREY R. YOUNG 11/11/2008 "When professors want to incorporate clips from television shows or other popular-culture works into their lectures and are unsure about what...

DRAM: new content and news

[From DRAM's offices] Dear DRAM Members, The summer months proved to be a productive time here at DRAM. We were able to introduce some wonderful new content from several labels and lay the foundation for the addition of more new...

New titles in the Music and Performing Arts Library

Want to know what new music, dance, or theatre materials we have in the Music and Performing Arts Library? Use the "New Titles @ the University Library" tool. You can narrow by library and/or subject and by date received. There...

New digital content from the Music and Performing Arts Library

Civil War Sheet Music Collection In anticipation of the 2009 bicentennial celebration of Abraham Lincoln's birth, we recently digitized a small collection of Civil War era sheet music from the University of Illinois Music Library. (From the Digitized Book of...

Savvy Researcher workshops

Take advantage of these great workshops offered by the Main Library: http://www.library.uiuc.edu/learn/instruction/workshops.html...

World Dance and Music DVDs

The Music Library has many resources in many formats. The JVC Smithsonian Folkways Video Anthology of Music and Dance is an indispensable resource for those study music, dance, and cultures of America and other nations. The series is divided into...

Musical Scores from the Music Library Online

http://www.uiuc.edu/goto/music Nearly 100 musical scores from UIUC's Music Library were digitized recently at the Open Content Alliance/Internet Archive scanning center on campus. Represented in this new online collection are Victor Herbert, John Philip Sousa, Jerome Kern, and Gilbert & Sullivan....

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