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MOUG The Music OCLC Users Group
Courses in Music Librarianship
A Guide to Copyright for Music Librarians Sponsored by the Legislation Committee of the Music Library Association
Notes Obituary Index Compiled at
Gaylord Music Library Necrology File at
Music Selection Resources on the Web prepared by Anna Seaberg, King County Library System
Music Library Homeages / Music Library Association, Texas Chapter --click here to see a list of World Wide Web pages with information about music libraries.
Type of compositions for use in music uniform titles : a manual for use with AACR2 chapter 25. 2nd, Updated Edition, June 1997 of the Final report of the Working Group on Types of Compositions.
REFERENCE WORKS USED FOR MUSIC CATALOGING AS LISTED IN THE MUSIC CATALOGING BULLETIN prepared by Lois Kuyper-Rushing
Sources for Authority Work in Cataloging Popular Music An annotated guide prepared by the MLA Bibliographic Control Committee: Working Group on Popular Music Sources
Faceted Access to Music: Possibilities and Ramifications Discussion Paper by the Working Group on Faceted Access to Music, February 1994
Faceted Access: A Review of the Literature Paper by Amanda Maple presented at the meeting of the Working Group on Faceted Access to Music, February 1995
Final Report (3/98) of the Working Group on Terminology in 20th Century Music. This report includes a list of the subject heading proposals sent to the Library of Congress and the action LC took on them, as well as the thesaurus of terms compiled by the group.
style. The BCC Subcommittee for Descriptive Cataloging commissioned Grace
Fitzgerald and David Thomas to prepare position papers on the entry of music
videos: composer main entry or not. These papers were distributed in advance of
USMARC to MUMS Conversion Tables --may be of interest to catalogers searching in LC's MUMS/LOCIS.
Report of the
MARBI/USMARC Advisory Group Meeting --This is a report of a meeting which
took place in
The Final Phase. This is the text of a presentation made by Kathy Glennan at the MARC Formats Subcommittee meeting in
Vendor Processing for Authority Control: The UC Experience with BNA. This is a paper presented by Paul Cauthen at a meeting of the MLA Midwest Chapter, 31 October 1992.
Training for Music Cataloging is a document prepared by Ian Fairclough for the MOUG conference session on training music cataloging personnel
Principles of Music Uniform Titles, a Brief Introduction is a document prepared by Matthew W. Wise for readers and users of music library catalog records
Sheet Music Cataloging Guidelines presented by the Working Group on Sheet Music Cataloging
Music Cataloging Webpages
Proposal for Encoding Western Music Symbols in ISO/IEC 10646 gives information about the provisionally approved Western Music script for the Unicode standard of computer text representation (ISO 10646). It is a link from the "Proposed New Scripts" page < http://www.unicode.org/pending/pending.html of the Unicode web site.