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Contents:Music in libraries. European antecedents The United States Music study and scholarship. European antecedents The United States Printed music. Music printing Music publishing (Types of editions (facsimiles, quasi-facsimiles, performing editions, critical editions) ; Rental music ; Representative publishers ; Directories of music publishers ; Music publishers' associations) ; Annual production ; Editions in print ; Keeping current with scores (notification and approval services ; reviews ; selective and annotated guides) Recordings. Record labels (label directories) Recordings in print (Online resources ; Print resources) Keeping current with recordings (Notification and approval services ; Reviews ; Popular music ; Folk and world music) Selective and annotated guides (Pricing ; Audio streaming services) Books. Annual production Editions in print (United States ; Abroad) Keeping current with books (Notification and approval services ; Print notifications ; Standing orders) Reviews Selective and annotated guides Publishers Prices Periodicals. Publishing output Keeping current with periodicals Selective and annotated guides Indexing and abstracting services Prices Selection strategies. Collection development policies Eight collection-building objectives Keeping current Four types of selection tools Selection decisions Approval plans Associations and societies. Primarily for librarians and archivists Primarily for scholars and educators Miscellaneous organizations Awards and prizes. Composers, compositions, and commissioning programs Music recordings Getting help. Music reference, selection and acquisition resources Using the online music catalog Terms and abbreviations Help by e-mail
Subject Headings:Music libraries Collection development
Topical Term:Music libraries
Additional Physical Form Entry:Online version: Fling, Robert Michael, 1941- Guide to developing a library music collection. Chicago : American Library Association, 2008 (OCoLC)633619232