Turbet, Richard: Music Librarianship in the United Kingdom (Ashgate Books) Hardback

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Catalogue No: 9780754605720

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Subtitle: Fifty Years of the United Kingdom Branch of the International Association of Music Libraries, Archiv

Department: Biographies & Reference Books - Books & Literature (Classical)

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Contents: Foreword, Susi Woodhouse; Introduction, Richard Turbet; 50 years of IAML(UK), Brian Redfern and Ruth Hellen; 'Shrouded in mystery': the development of music provision in public libraries in Great Britain, 1850–1950, Malcolm Lewis; Music information skills at the University of Reading, Christopher Cipkin; 'The turning wheel': training for music librarianship over fifty years, Ian Ledsham; Musaurus and MusBib, Ann Harrold and Graham Lea; 'The most intricate bibliographical enigma': understanding George Thomson (1757–1851) and his collections of national airs, Kirsteen McCue; Con Brio: a history of the branch journal, Malcolm Jones; Making a library for IAML (UK), John Wagstaff; The unique first edition of Byrd's Gradualia in York Minster Library, Richard Turbet; Information technology and music libraries, Julie Crawley; Larks ascending: cooperation in music libraries - the last 50 years, Pamela Thompson; Cecilia: towards a map of the music resource of the UK and Ireland, Paul Andrews; Greater than the sum of its parts: towards a national service for music performance material, Malcolm Jones and John Gough; International outreach: fireworks of the 1990s?, Roger Taylor; Things to come - or, ignorance is not bliss so don't shoot the messenger!, Eric Cooper.