Music Library Office Hours for Blair Students

Sara Manus, Music Librarian for Education and Outreach, will hold in-person office hours on Fridays between 1 and 5 pm in the Wilson Music Library. Whether you need help with locating repertoire, finding sources for a paper or project, or assistance with Chicago citations and/or Zotero, Sara is available to help. If you cannot attend… Keep reading

Sara Manus

In-person Reference Service

The Music Library staff will offer in-person reference service hours Monday-Thursday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday 2-6 p.m. Music Library staff are also available via e-mail for reference service.

Fall Semester Updates — Music Library

Our stacks are open to all users that have Blair building access. Users can now browse and pull materials for check-out. Faculty may still make requests via the library catalog for delivery of library materials to their Blair Office mailboxes. For users that do not have access to the Blair building including Blair Academy students,… Keep reading

NEW: Access to the Rolling Stone Archive

The Vanderbilt University Libraries now offer access to the online archive of Rolling Stone magazine. Rolling Stone’s coverage of popular culture makes it a valuable resource for interdisciplinary studies. The archive provides complete coverage from 1967-2001, with coverage through the current issue available from other databases. You can access the Rolling Stone Archive from the… Keep reading

Rolling Stone

Vanderbilt/NMAAM Collections Initiative

Vanderbilt University has partnered with the National Museum of African American Music (NMAAM) to create a Collections Initiative that will support the purchase of materials for research and exhibition. Funding for the Collections Initiative comes from the Academic Archives Purchasing Fund, an internal faculty funding program within the Office of the Provost, and is open to ALL… Keep reading

Blair Faculty Workshop: Streaming Audiovisual Databases

Join us on Wednesday, September 8, 2021 from 4-5 p.m. for a workshop that will introduce Blair faculty to the wide variety of library databases with streaming audio and video content. Music Librarian for Education and Outreach Sara Manus will demonstrate select databases (Naxos Music Library, Ethnomusicology Field Recordings, and Academic Video Online), and teach… Keep reading

Naxos Music Library

Blair Open House in the Wilson Music Library

Blair faculty, students, and staff are invited to an Open House and continental breakfast on the first day of classes, Aug. 25, from 8 a.m. to noon. Come meet our new students and visit with faculty and returning students. Our annual book/score/CD “sale” (donation based) will also be starting on this day. New this year… Keep reading

New RIPM Databases

The Wilson Music Library now subscribes to two additional, full-text products on the RIPM platform: RIPM Jazz and European and North American Music Periodicals. Vanderbilt users can access these databases and the Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals with Full Text on the eRIPM platform which offers an optimized search interface for music. You can find… Keep reading

Music Library Summer Hours start May 11

The Music Library will move to summer hours on May 11. Summer hours are Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. or by appointment by calling the Music Library service desk. The Music Library will be closed for the university holidays on May 28 & 31 and July 2 & 5.

Blair Talks Tech: Digital Scores

Join us on Wednesday, April 21 from 12:40 until 1:30 p.m. for a virtual panel on digital scores. Panelists will discuss their own experiences with using digital scores for performance, teaching, and learning, and will take questions from the audience. This session will focus on practical applications for digital scores, and it is open to… Keep reading

Music Digital Scores