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    January 4th, 2018LISWire aggregatorUncategorized

    EBSCO Information Services Releases RIPM Preservation Series: European & North American Music Periodicals
    ~ Rare Full-Text Music Journals with Global Perspective ~

    IPSWICH, Mass. — January 4, 2018 — EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) introduces RIPM Preservation Series: European & North American Music Periodicals to meet the increasing demands for music content with a global perspective. The resource, produced by Le Répertoire international de la presse musicale (RIPM), provides music and musical history researchers access to unique primary source music journals with a vast array of international coverage.

    RIPM Preservation Series: European & North American Music Periodicals is a collection of 100 rare full-text music journals not treated in RIPM Retrospective Index with Full-Text. The new titles are often reconstructed by RIPM and represent the only available complete run. International in scope, the Preservation Series includes music periodicals from the mid-18th through the mid- 20th century. Each title features cover to cover processing, which renders all content searchable, including advertisements.

    Titles include journals dealing with musical life in world capitals—Amsterdam, Barcelona, Berlin, Bilbao, Brussels, Budapest, Leipzig, Lisbon, London, Madrid, Milan, Moscow, New York, Prague, Rome, Paris, St. Petersburg, Venice, Vienna and Warsaw.

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

    About RIPM
    Founded in 1980, Le Répertoire international de la presse musicale (RIPM) provides information concerning more than two-hundred years of musical life in Europe and the Americas by preserving and providing access to the contemporary musical press. One of only four internationally-sanctioned cooperative bibliographic undertakings in music, RIPM benefits from the collaboration of scholars and institutions in over twenty countries, an editorial headquarters in the United States, and active research teams throughout Europe and the Americas. RIPM’s publications are updated every six months and chronologically complement those of RILM. For more information, visit the RIPM website at:

    About EBSCO Information Services
    EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is the leading discovery service provider for libraries worldwide with more than 11,000 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 1,000,000 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.


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    Kathleen McEvoy
    Vice President of Communications
    (800) 653-2726 ext. 2594

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    January 4th, 2018LISWire aggregatorUncategorized

    Leiden / Boston / Paderborn / Singapore / Beijing – 4 January 2018

    Brill is proud to announce that six Brill publications have made Choice magazine’s 2017 list of Outstanding Academic Titles: Selected by Choice review editors, the awarded titles are representative of Brill’s rich publishing program.

    This year’s Outstanding Academic Title list includes 504 books and digital resources chosen by the Choice editorial staff from among the over 5,300 titles reviewed by Choice during the past year. The awarded titles have been selected for their excellence in scholarship and presentation, the significance of their contribution to the field, and their value as an important— often the first—treatment of their subject. For more information about their selection criteria, please visit the Choice website:

    Choice is an important resource for reviews of academic books, electronic media, and online resources of interest to those in higher education. Choice is a publication of the Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL), a division of the American Library Association (ALA).

    The list of Brill’s winning titles, with our sincere congratulations to their authors and editors:

    A Handbook of the World's Conifers (2 vols.). Revised and Updated Edition. Aljos Farjon (

    The Dispersion, A History of the Word Diaspora. Stéphane Dufoix, University of Paris Ouest Nanterre (

    Fire over Luoyang, A History of the Later Han Dynasty 23-220 AD. Rafe de Crespigny, Australian National University (

    A Companion to Public Theology. Edited by Sebastian Kim, York St John University, and Katie Day, Lutheran Theological Seminar, Philadelphia (

    Cassius Dio: Greek Intellectual and Roman Politician. Edited by Carsten Hjort Lange, Aalborg University, and Jesper Majbom Maden, University of Southern Denmark (

    Marxism and Criminology, A History of Criminal Selectivity. Valeria Vegh Weis, New York University, Buenos Aires University, Quilmes University and Argentinean Policeman University (

    Our Choice Outstanding Academic Titles from 2013:, 2014:, 2015:, and 2016:
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    About Brill
    Founded in 1683 in Leiden, the Netherlands, Brill is a leading international academic publisher in 20 main subject areas, including Middle East and Islamic Studies, Asian Studies, Classical Studies, History, Biblical and Religious Studies, Language & Linguistics, Education, Biology, and International Law. With offices in Leiden (NL), Boston (US), Paderborn (GER) Singapore (SG) and Beijing (CN), Brill today publishes over 270 journals and close to 1,400 new books and reference works each year, available in both print and electronic form. Brill also markets a large number of primary source research collections and databases. The company’s key customers are academic and research institutions, libraries, and scholars. Brill is a publicly traded company and is listed on Euronext Amsterdam NV. For further information, please visit

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