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Abstract for the AMS Southwest Chapter’s April 11, 2015 Spring Conference

Description: This is an abstract for a presentation that was given at the American Musicological Society Southwest Chapter's Spring Conference on April 11th, 2015. The presentation was given alongside a poster display. This abstract highlights Serge Jaroff's Don Cossack Choir, which was founded at a Turkish concentration camp in 1921, and went on to perform around the world. This abstract gives details on the history of the choir and the type of concerts that Jaroff gave. In addition, it explains the lack of scholarly attention that Jaroff and his choir have received.
Date: April 11, 2015
Creator: Arnold, Donna M.
Partner: UNT Music Library

Bay Area Community Colleges Information Competency Assessment Project (ICAP)

Description: This presentation details a "collaborative project among community college librarians in the San Francisco Bay Area to develop and field-test an information competency assessment instrument. This competency assessment instrument would "assess community college students' proficiency with information competency skills. This presentation was given as part of the Music Library Association Conference on February 23, 2006.
Date: 2006
Creator: Arnold, Donna M.
Partner: UNT Music Library

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

Description: 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.
Date: April 7, 2015
Creator: Arnold, Donna M.
Partner: UNT Music Library

Good, Fast, and Cheap: The Pioneering Reference Chat Service at the University of North Texas

Description: This presentation is about the Online Reference Help Desk utilized by the University of North Texas. It includes information on the history of the service and how it works, as well as facts about the Help Desk's performance since origination. This presentation was given at the Music Library Association Conference on February 13, 2003.
Date: 2003
Creator: Arnold, Donna M. & Tarlton, Martha
Partner: UNT Music Library

The Life-Changing Magic of OpenRefine: The Open-Source Art of Data Decluttering and Organizing

Description: Presentation for the 2017 UNT Open Access Symposium. This presentation provides an overview of a workshop on using OpenRefine to make sense of data, standardize, correct, and rearrange data elements, automate tedious editing, and prepare data for export to other platforms for a variety of uses.
Date: May 18, 2017
Creator: Feustle, Maristella
Partner: UNT Music Library

RILM via FirstSearch

Description: This presentation focuses on the Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale (RILM) search interface. RILM is an online music bibliography. Through screenshots of the interface and instructions, the presentation highlights different features of RILM's database and how to get the most accurate results based on your search topic. This presentation was given at the Music Library Association Conference on February 12, 2004,
Date: 2004
Creator: Arnold, Donna M.
Partner: UNT Music Library

Schoenberg's Punk Rocker: The Radical Transformations of Dika Newlin

Description: This article focuses on Dika Newlin (1923-2006), an eccentric individual who was a musical prodigy in her early life and deemed a teenaged protégé of Arnold Schoenberg. Dika took an interest in punk rock later in life, and even joined a punk rock band. The author seeks to understand Dika's transition from protégé to punk rocker by describing some of her various phases as scholar, pianist, composer, and militant iconoclast. This paper was presented at the Music Library Association Conference in Denton, TX, on October 3, 2014.
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Date: 2014
Creator: Arnold, Donna M.
Partner: UNT Music Library

Serge Jaroff and His Don Cossack Choir: Two Rare Scores at the University of North Texas Music Library

Description: This narrative gives details on Serge Jaroff's Don Cossack Choir, which first began in a Turkish concentration camp in 1921. The author highlights the how the choir's music has personally affected her, while also giving details about the history of the choir and how the group went on to tour around the world. This document also gives the information that the University of North Texas Music Library maintains two rare Jaroff scores.
Date: 2015
Creator: Arnold, Donna M.
Partner: UNT Music Library

Serge Jaroff and the Don Cossack Choir: the State of Research in the 21st Century

Description: This poster displays information about Serge Jaroff’s Don Cossack Choir, which was founded at a Turkish concentration camp in 1921, but went on to perform around the world. The poster highlights information about Serge Jaroff, his choir, and their fans. The poster was presented at the American Musicological Society Southwest Chapter's Spring Conference on April 11, 2015.
Date: April 7, 2015
Creator: Arnold, Donna M.
Partner: UNT Music Library

"The Smoking Gun": Evidence that Vladimir Ussachevsky used Chinese Timbres as the Basis for his Electronic Music

Description: This paper was originally presented by Carl Rahkonen at the Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States (SEAMUS) Conference on April 3, 2008 in Salt Lake City, Utah. This paper includes details about Vladimir Ussachevsky, a pioneer in the proliferation of electronic music. It also contains biographical information about Ussachevsky, as well as his archival materials. The author attempts to prove that Ussachevsky used Chinese Timbres as the basis for his electronic music.
Date: April 3, 2008
Creator: Rahkonen, Carl John & Hartsock, Ralph
Partner: UNT Music Library

Talkin' to Texans and Other Americans: Music Oral History Project Perspectives: The Founding of the Texas Chapter of the Music Library Association

Description: This narrative centers on the start of the Texas chapter of the Music Library Association. The author gives the history and events that led up to the creation of the chapter, highlighting individuals that played a large role. This document played a part in a presentation given on behalf of the Oral History Committee at the national meeting of the Music Library Association in Dallas, Texas in 2012.
Date: 2012
Creator: Arnold, Donna M.
Partner: UNT Music Library