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Library Care Packages: CDs, Freshly Picked | Music Matters

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Physical music collections are still strong; the Cincinnati public library’s CD of the Month Club brings a new music discovery service to patrons. You can, too.

Performance Library Cataloging | Music Matters, March 1, 2014

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LJ‘s Tanisha Mitchell offers the details of a special circulation cycle, how opera scores are stored, and what is unique about cataloging music pages.

Thinking Inside the Box | Music Matters

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LJ‘s Matthew Moyer on box sets with a broad, best of eclectic focus.

Backstage at an Opera Library | Music Matters

Although in opera they say “it ain’t over ’til the fat lady sings,” the opera library performs long before the season starts and continues after the final curtain.

Q&A: Jonathan Coulton on Music, Crowdsourcing, and Fan Engagement

Musician Jonathan Coulton discusses creativity, collaboration, and crowdsourcing

Music Matters: Preserving Music History

A look at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum Library and Archives.

Music Matters: Cornell’s Hip-Hop Collection

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A look at the Cornell University Hip-hop Collection.

Nontextual Searching | Music Matters

Susannah Cleveland examines ways that music librarians can help patrons locate and search for specific pieces of music.

Discovery Without Algorithms | July 2013

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Ways to explore and discover new music artists.

Pop Culture Advisory: Twenty Feet from Stardom

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Backup singers move into the spotlight.

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