Music Librarianship

Authored by: Holly Gardinier , Sarah R. Canino , Carl Rahkonen

Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science, Fourth Edition

Print publication date:  November  2017
Online publication date:  November  2017

Print ISBN: 9781466552593
eBook ISBN: 9781315116143
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This entry explores the major aspects of music librarianship beginning with a review of the core literature, types of music libraries, professional organizations, and music librarianship as a career. The general areas of acquisition, cataloging, classification, reference, and preservation are examined as they relate to the unique needs of music. Future challenges to the profession are summarized.

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