June 2020 Stats:
RILM Abstracts
1,320,382 records
RILM Abstracts with Full Text
352,317 full-text records
RILM Music Encyclopedias
311,064 entries
Index to Printed Music
579,476 records
1451 posts

Sunday, May 03, 2020

New Additions to RILM Abstracts of Music Literature with Full Text

This summer, RILM Abstracts of Music Literature with Full Text will add ten more titles to its full-text journal collection. The new titles are:

- Arietta: Journal of the Beethoven Piano Society of Europe. London: Beethoven Piano Society of Europe, 1999–. ISSN 1465-9387
- Bulletin of the International Kodály Society. Budapest: International Kodály Society, 1976–. ISSN 0133-8749
- Early keyboard journal. Historical Keyboard Society of North America, 1982–. ISSN 0899-8132
- Early music America. Pittsburgh: Early Music America, 1988–. ISSN 1083-3633
- Hudba, integrácie, interpretácie. Nitra: Univerzita Konštantína Filozofa – Pedagogická Fakulta, 1994–. ISSN 1338-4872
- Lietuvos muzikologija/Lithuanian musicology. Vilnius: Lietuvos Muzikos Akademija, 2000–. ISSN 1392-9313
- Musicologist: International journal of music studies. Trabzon: Karadeniz Teknik Üniversitesi – Karadeniz Teknik Üniversitesi Devlet Konservatuvarı, 2017–. eISSN 2618-5652
- Rahvusvahelise Eduard Tubina Ühingu Aastaraamat/Yearbook of the International Eduard Tubin Society. Tallinn: Rahvusvaheline Eduard Tubina Ühing/International Eduard Tubin Society, 2001–2009. ISSN 1406-7099
- Revista de musicología. Madrid: Sociedad Española de Musicología, 1978–. ISSN 0210-1459
- Teoria muzyki: Studia, interpretacje, dokumentacje. Kraków: Akademia Muzyczna w Krakowie, 2012–. ISSN 2299-8454

If you do not already subscribe to RILM Abstracts with Full Text, get in touch with your EBSCO Sales Representative or email information@ebsco.com.

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Access to RILM’s Full-Text Resources

As the impact from COVID-19 grows daily, affecting libraries, teachers, students, and other music researchers, RILM is offering temporary access for non-subscribing institutions to the following full-text resources until 31 May 2020:

RILM Music Encyclopedias - a virtual reference shelf of 57 encyclopedias
MGG Online - the digital music encyclopedia

To receive institutional access to RILM Music Encyclopedias and MGG Online on Egret, the RILM platform, please email subscriptions@rilm.org. This offer is for institutions. Individuals interested in these resources are encouraged to get in touch with their nearest library, which can register for this offer. All RILM resources are available for unlimited use by authorized users and can be accessed remotely.

For institutions interested in a free trial to RILM Abstracts of Music Literature with Full Text, please direct any inquiries to your EBSCO account executive or visit https://www.ebsco.com/request-information.

As more and more institutions are moving classes online, we would like to remind our community of RILM’s free web-based tutorials, available by appointment, as well as teaching tools for all of our resources. Please visit rilm.org/learning to explore our offerings.

Sunday, March 01, 2020

Just Released: RILM Music Encyclopedias

Monday, 2 March 2020

RILM Music Encyclopedias is now available on RILM’s innovative platform, Egret, offering advanced, custom-designed search and browse capabilities to aid music researchers in finding material relevant to their interests.

This full-text compilation of music reference works grows annually with the addition of new titles. The collection currently includes 57 titles published from 1775 to the present and comprises over 330,000 entries, offering unprecedented federated searching. This extensive global resource is designed to meet the teaching, learning, and research needs of the international music community.

Barbara Dobbs Mackenzie, Executive Director and President of Répertoire International de Littérature Musical states:

"RILM Music Encyclopedias aligns with RILM’s commitment to providing invaluable and intuitive resources for music researchers. The platform it resides on, Egret, realizes the potential of what a virtual reference shelf can be, complete with tools for interacting with the data in powerful ways, from data sorting options to built-in annotation and citation tools".

RILM Music Encyclopedias provides comprehensive encyclopedic coverage of fields and subject areas in musicology, ethnomusicology, and music theory, among them pop and rock, opera, instruments, blues, gospel, recorded sound, and women composers. Its content spans multiple countries and languages—currently English, German, French, Italian, Dutch, Czech, Greek, Portuguese, Slovak, and Spanish. Searches can be performed within a specific encyclopedia or across the entire collection, saving users considerable time and effort and revealing information in unexpected places.

Features currently include:
* Elegant and intuitive article display with a wide array of article navigation tools
* Instant translations from the original language into over 100 languages through an integrated Google Translate feature
* Sortability of most works lists, bibliographies, discographies, and other lists
* User accounts in which annotations can be created, saved, and shared
* Links to related content in RILM Abstracts of Music Literature, MGG Online, and other resources

RILM Music Encyclopedias is available at https://rme.rilm.org.

To sign up for a free trial and for institutional subscriptions, please contact Naomi Perley at subscriptions@rilm.org.

For further information, please contact us at encyclopedias@rilm.org.

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

RILM at MLA in Norfolk, Virginia

RILM would like to invite you to our lunchtime presentation, “Music Research, Powered by RILM”, at the Music Library Association's annual conference in Norfolk, VA. The lunch, hosted by RILM and EBSCO, will be on Friday, 28 February, from 12:00pm to 2:00pm in the Momentum Room at Hilton Norfolk The Main.

Elizabeth Martin-Ruiz, Jadranka Važanová, and Naomi Perley will update you about RILM’s latest innovations, including our new platform for RILM Music Encyclopedias, the recently-relaunched Index to Printed Music, and the dynamic new features of MGG Online and RILM Abstracts of Music Literature with Full Text.

RSVP by 21 February to reserve lunch and a seat: Send an email to conferences@rilm.org with your name, institution, and "MLA 2020" in the subject line.

In addition to the lunch presentation, if you want to learn more about the products or share feedback, Elizabeth, Jadranka, and Naomi will be available at MLA throughout the conference and are eager to talk with you. Feel free to drop by the RILM booth or make an appointment ahead of time by contacting subscriptions@rilm.org.

We look forward to seeing you soon!

Saturday, November 09, 2019

RILM at the American History Museum, Washington, D.C.

As part of the RILM – Smithsonian partnership during the Year of Music, on Tuesday 12 November, at 4pm, Associate Executive Editor Tina Frühauf will give a timely talk in Washington, D.C., about the role music organizations have today. "Tearing Down Walls", so the title of her lecture, leans on the concept of ontology in its two-fold meaning—as a metaphysical branch dealing with the nature of being and as a relation between a set of concepts. Using RILM as a model, her inquiries pertain to the following questions: What is and what should be the nature and mission of a music organization in a world whose state has been described as global and postglobal? What impact can a music organization have when political events around the world threaten to build walls between nations, disconnect communities, block the free movement of peoples across cultures? How can it contend with such divisive attempts, defying and traveling freely across many different kinds of literal and metaphorical borders? The event is free and open to the public