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    July 12th, 2016LISWire aggregatorUncategorized

    ~ Extensive Full-text Coverage of the World’s Music Literature ~

    IPSWICH, Mass. — July 12, 2016 — Music researchers can now access one of the richest and most comprehensive full-text resources of global music research with the release of RILM Abstracts of Music Literature with Full Text™ from EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO). Produced by Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale, Inc (RILM), RILM Abstracts of Music Literature with Full Text enhances the unrivaled bibliography of writings on music provided by RILM Abstracts of Music Literature™ with the addition of approximately one million pages of full-text content from more than 200 key periodicals published from the early 20th century to the present—90 of which are unavailable elsewhere online.

    The vast and unique global full-text content in RILM Abstracts of Music Literature with Full Text spans 50 countries in 40 languages, providing broad coverage of music-related disciplines, fields, and subject areas including musicology, ethnomusicology, theory, performance and pedagogy.

    The cover-to-cover full text in RILM Abstracts of Music Literature with Full Text includes articles and reviews as well as obituaries, editorials, correspondence, advertisements and news items. This extensive full text, paired with the comprehensive bibliographic writings on music creates an unrivaled resource.

    RILM Abstracts of Music Literature with Full Text currently includes 62,000 records. By the end of 2016, the collection will contain over 175,000 records and will continue to be updated with the full-text content of recent issues. Complete information regarding each journal in the collection and its current coverage status can be found at RILM Abstracts of Music Literature with Full Text is available via the EBSCOhost® platform and is updated monthly.

    EBSCO provides a wide variety of music resources including, RILM Music Encyclopedias™, that complement one another and provide researchers with extensive coverage from renowned sources all on one platform.

    About RILM
    Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale (RILM) facilitates and disseminates music research worldwide. It is committed to the comprehensive and accurate representation of music scholarship in all countries and languages, and across all disciplinary and cultural boundaries. RILM’s flagship publication, RILM Abstracts of Music Literature, is a comprehensive international bibliography of writings on music covering publications from the early 19th century to the present. RILM Music Encyclopedias, a full-text repository of seminal music encyclopedias, was launched in December 2015. In late 2016, in partnership with the publisher Bärenreiter and J.B. Metzler, RILM will release MGG online, which comprises the 2nd edition of Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart along with new and substantially updated content.
    RILM is a joint project of the International Association of Music Libraries, Archives, and Documentation Centres (IAML); International Council for Traditional Music (ICTM); and the International Musicological Society (IMS). For more information, visit the RILM website at

    About EBSCO Information Services
    EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is the leading discovery service provider for libraries worldwide with more than 8,000 discovery customers in over 100 countries. EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) provides each institution with a comprehensive, single search box for its entire collection, offering unparalleled relevance ranking quality and extensive customization. EBSCO is also the preeminent provider of online research content for libraries, including hundreds of research databases, historical archives, point-of-care medical reference, and corporate learning tools serving millions of end users at tens of thousands of institutions. EBSCO is the leading provider of electronic journals & books for libraries, with subscription management for more than 360,000 serials, including more than 57,000 e-journals, as well as online access to more than 750,000 e-books. For more information, visit the EBSCO website at: EBSCO Information Services is a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., a family owned company since 1944.

    For more information, please contact:
    Kathleen McEvoy
    Vice President of Communications
    (800) 653-2726 ext. 2594

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