LibraryHacks - Florida State University College of Music

LibraryHacks - Florida State University College of Music

Library Hacks Getting the most out of YOUR Music Library Patrick Fulton & Sara Nodine Warren D. Allen Music Library So, what the heck is

a hack anyway? LIBRARY MATERIALS How do I find what Im looking for? Three ways to search for resources:

Basic Search Advanced Search Summon Which should I choose and why? Does it really make a difference?

Hacking the Catalog Basic Searching Advanced

Searching Located below the catalog search on music.fsu.edu/library!

Summon Summon Ok, we got pretty close, but is that the best we can do?

Hack #1 HACK #1 Try some facets,

theyre amazing! Basic/Advanced Searching Limit by library, format, author, publisher, etc.

Hack #1- Limit, Limit, Limit To narrow down these thousands of results,

Summon offers facets too! Summon allows for even more flexibility by including or excluding multiple

facets at once! Hack #1- Limit, Limit, Limit Great! I found exactly what I

wanted; where can I find more just like this? Hack #1 HACK #2

Hack #2- Subject Headings & Uniform Titles Hack #2- Subject Headings & Uniform Titles

Created by Patrick Fulton- Spring 2014 Allen Music Library subscribes to a wide range of resources online: Streaming Audio & Video Electronic Journals

MASSIVE Databases! What are the major online resources? How do I get to them? Electronic Resources

Grove Music Online Grove Music Online

Oxford Bibliographies Oxford Bibliographies JSTOR

JSTOR IPA Source IPA Source

ProQuest Streaming Resources: Naxos Music & Video Libraries Wide collection of products including: Smithsonian

Global Sound, American Song, etc. Search them all at once at Search.AlexanderStreetPress.com Streaming Resources: Alexander Street Press

There are so many resources out there how am I going to ever use them all? Hack #1

HACK #3 Hack #3- Proxy Access: Use web resources anywhere at any time!

Many databases and streaming sources are making their content mobile ready! Some sources like

Naxos even have apps now! Hack #3a- Proxy Access: Take the resources with you!

MATERIALS FOUND! Now how do I get them? For books and scores, library items divide into collections: AML: General Collection, Media, Reference, and Research AML Website: All electronic collections

Other Campus Libraries: Strozier, Dirac, Goldstein, Medical, Law, etc. Dont forget about us! Special Collections Older Media (Reel-to-reels, DATs, Cassettes, Laserdiscs,

etc.) Physical Collections General/Media Collection- Regularly-circulating books,

scores, and media items Research Collection- Collected works and critical editions Reference Collection- Dictionaries, style guides, bibliographies, widely-used reference sources In-Library Use Only: Periodicals, micro-materials,

Reserves, Reference, etc. Allen Music Library: Know your Collection Thats great, but we see these

things every day. Is that all youve got? Hack #1 HACK #4

AML Special Collections AML is home to many rare items dating back as far as the 16th century Personal collections from Ernst von Dohnnyi, Wiley Housewright, Ella Scoble Opperman, and many more!

Massive collections of piano rolls, confederate sheet music, braille music, etc. Significant individual items (Carlisle Floyds Susannah) Reel-to-reels and other older media! Hack #4- Theres a world

beyond the catalog! AML Special Collections And the best part you have access to all of it!

Search for Special Collections items using the link on the home page Most collections can be used in the library Certain collections have restrictionswell let you know!

Old media For reels, DATs, and Cassettes, were happy to help with digitization See your circulation desk worker for a form! Special Collections:

How do I get it? TA or Faculty member? Have we got a hack for you! Hack #1

HACK #5 Hack #5- Library Express Delivery Service

Thats awesome! but what do I do if the item isnt on the shelf? LIBRARY SERVICES Dont worry! Were here to help!

1. 2. 1. See that due date? Dont Stress! 2. Click Place a Hold

Enter your FSU Lib # and your pickup location Well take care of the rest! Someone has it checked out? Try placing a hold!

Available, but not on shelf. We really should have this!

Ask our friendly circulation staff for help! Still no luck? Fill out a Search Request Form! Have a great idea for a

resource we dont yet have? Let us know about it by filling out an Order Request form!

Weve got a form for that! Is there any other way to get items FSU doesnt have?

Hack #1 HACK #6 UBorrow Borrow items from all

college/university libraries in FL Delivery in 3-5 business days Select right from the catalog search!

Hack #6a- State Library Loan Service (UBorrow) State Library Loan Service (UBorrow)

Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Borrow from colleges, universities, and public libraries across the U.S. and

internationally! Delivery in approx. 2 weeks Hack #6b- Interlibrary Loan Service (ILL)

ILL- Placing a request Thats great, but arent there a ton of versions of that sonata?

Which will I get? Hack #1 HACK #7

Hack #7- WorldCat & OCLC Numbers Hack #7- I choose you, Schirmer! Hack #7- A Better ILL Request!

This is so great! I can access everything! got anything else I should know about? ABSOLUTEL

Y!!! AML Reference Sessions AML Special

Events Of course, you know, we had to save the best hack for last Hack #1

HACK #8 Patrick Fulton Circulation/Reserves Manager

[email protected] Sara Nodine Collection Development Librarian

[email protected] Laura Gayle Green Library Director

[email protected] Hack #8-Your AML Staff!!

Questions? Created by: Patrick Fulton & Sara Nodine Warren D. Allen Music Library Licensed by: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International

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