Evolving, Not Extinct: Music Reference in the 21st Century

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This is a personal narrative about the impact of ever-evolving technology used in libraries, particularly music libraries. The author - a librarian - highlights the strengths of using different types of technologies in libraries and also problems that they could cause. The author urges caution when considering the adaptation of particular technologies.

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Arnold, Donna M. April 7, 2015.

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The UNT Music Library - one of the largest academic music collections in the United States - contains over 400,000 volumes of books, periodicals, scores, dissertations, and reference works in many languages, as well as nearly 900,000 sound recordings in a variety of formats, including cylinders, reel-to-reel tapes, 45/33/78rpm records, compact discs, and digital tape recordings. The Music Library is also home to many rare books and scores and other special collections.

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This is a personal narrative about the impact of ever-evolving technology used in libraries, particularly music libraries. The author - a librarian - highlights the strengths of using different types of technologies in libraries and also problems that they could cause. The author urges caution when considering the adaptation of particular technologies.

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  • The Reference Librarian, 56(2), April 7, 2015, pp. 146-150

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  • Publication Title: The Reference Librarian
  • Volume: 56
  • Issue: 2
  • Page Start: 146
  • Page End: 150
  • Pages: 4

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Arnold, Donna M. Evolving, Not Extinct: Music Reference in the 21st Century, text, April 7, 2015; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc801966/: accessed June 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Music Library.