Information resources

  1. American Memory

    Category: Social Sciences and Humanities Etnology Geography Musics World    Type: Digitized Material (books, periodicals, etc.)

    American Memory is used to search for, read, and view digitized books, serial publications, pictorial and video material, sound recordings, sheet music, and maps originating in the territory of the United States with an important role in American history and culture. It contains over 9 million documents of material in more than a hundred collections. The source of the material is the U.S. Library of Congress.

    Language: English

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  2. Credo Online Reference Service, Academic Core Collection

    Category: Biographies, Bibliographies, and Essays on Authors Musics Fine Arts Medicine Multidisciplinary Fields Celebrities    Type: Biographical Data Encyclopedias Dictionaries

    Credo Online Reference Service, Academic Core Collection is an ideal collection to start your search when you need explanations of terms, biographical data, and more because it contains over 600 reference works (encyclopedias, atlases, vocabularies, handbooks, biographical lexicons, and more) from a variety of disciplines (philosophy, music, geography, linguistics, fine arts, medicine, natural sciences, law, psychology, sociology, technology, religion, history, and more) and numerous publishers including Cambridge University Press, Elsevier, Routledge, SAGE, Wiley-Blackwell,etc.

    Inside the collection you can expand your initial search to other quality resources (Related Resources) such as Encyclopedia Britannica (general encyclopedia), Oxford Art Online (encyclopedia of fine arts), Oxford Music Online (encyclopedia of music), Oxford English Dictionary (dictionary), Slovene Biography, dLib, and other multidisciplinary collections by various providers (EBSCOhost, ProQuest, and others).

    In one place Topic Pages display the contents available in Credo as well as in other resources.

    Also available are various Tools used to search for definitions of concepts, persons, pictorial materials, sayings, etc. The interface enables users to play music and translate texts (Google translate). Mind map presents a search option that displays search results in the form of mind maps (a network of associated representations of topics).

    Language: English
    Also available at: University of Maribor, University of Primorska, and University of Nova Gorica
    Source is provided by Consortium COSEC NUK

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  3. Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart (MGG Online)

    Category: Musics    Type: Full Text Articles Encyclopedias

    The Resource is available in a 45-day trial period, starting from 18th April 2017.

    MGG Online is a comprehensive German music encyclopedia consisting of over 18,000 articles that can be read in 100 of languages through integrated Google Translate. It features the complete second edition of Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart (MGG) along with regularly updated and newly written articles. MGG’s widely reputed and thorough works lists and bibliographies are now sortable. MGG Online features individual user accounts in which bookmarks and annotations can be created, saved, and shared; toggling between article versions; and links to RILM Abstracts of Music Literature.

    Accessibility:

    • MGG-Online (Access from the locations of the University of Ljubljana, CTK, and NUK. Remote access for students and employees of UL who are members of the UL and CTK libraries and all NUK members)

     

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  4. Grove Music Online/Oxford Music Online

    Category: Musics    Type: Encyclopedias

    Grove Music Online is the leading encyclopedia of musicology and music in general. It contains synoptic articles on all aspects of music. The articles covered contain bilbiographies as instructions for further reading and can also contain illustrations, musical recordings, and links to interesting websites. It includes over 50,000 articles and over 30,000 biographies.

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    • Grovemusic odd.d. (Access from the locations of the University of Ljubljana, CTK, and NUK. Remote access for students and employees of UL who are members of the UL and CTK libraries and all NUK members)

     

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  5. Naxos Music Library

    Category: Musics    Type: Audio Recordings

    The Naxos Music Library is a service which enables listening to mostly classical music—orchestral and vocal music, operas, etc.—as well as popular, jazz, and ethno music. The service offers over 1,700,000 tracks, equivalent to 115,000 CD-length recordings. In addition to recordings, the service contains brief biographies of composers and artists.
    Individual CDs are classified by types of music and detailed categories; you can find recordings in "Advanced search" by one criterion or a combination of criteria including title of CD or track, composer, period, instrument, performing artist, etc.

    The Media Player 9.0 or 10 program is required to listen to the recordings. The quality of the sound depends on the throughput of your network connection: a throughpout of at least 64 Kb/s is required to reproduce "near CD" quality of recordings on CD and of at least 20 Kb/s for lower "FM" quality. You are not allowed to download or burn the recordings.

    Language: English

    Accessibility:

    • Naxos Music Library (Access from the locations of the University of Ljubljana, CTK, and NUK. Remote access for students and employees of UL who are members of the UL and CTK libraries and all NUK members)

     

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  6. Naxos Music Library Jazz

    Category: Musics    Type: Audio Recordings

    Naxos Music Library Jazz is a service which allows streaming of jazz music. It offers over 100,000 recordings and over 9,000 CDs arranged alphabetically by performer. You can find specific recordings using "Advanced search" with one criterion or a combination of criteria including disc or track title, name of artist, and/or catalogue number.

    The Media Player 9.0 or 10 program is required to listen to the recordings. The quality of the sound depends on the throughput of your network connection: a throughpout of at least 64 Kb/s is required to reproduce "near CD" quality of recordings on CD and of at least 20 Kb/s for lower "FM" quality. You are not allowed to download or burn the recordings.


    Update: Monthly
    Language: English

    Accessibility:

    • Naxos Music Library Jazz (Access from the locations of the University of Ljubljana, CTK, and NUK. Remote access for students and employees of UL who are members of the UL and CTK libraries and all NUK members)

     

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  7. Naxos Video Library

    Category: Musics    Type: Video Recordings

    The Naxos Video Library collection includes over 2,575 live classical music concerts, operas, ballets, and documentaries by recognized labels (Arthaus Music, Dacapo, Dynamics, EuroArts, Ondine, Opus Arte, Medici Arts, Naxos, and TDK). The world's greatest orchestras and artists such as the Berlin and Vienna Philharmonic Orchestras, Pavarotti, Domingo, Bernstein, Abbado, and more perform on demand. The collection is continuously updated with new releases. 

    Features:

    Direct streaming of both standard and high resolution videos;
    Users can select sections of videos and create individual play lists;
    Access to pre-defined video chapters, individual arias, and scene breaks;
    Subtitles are available in five languages;
    Users can watch a video with subtitled libretto when available;
    Search videos by category, role, composer, artist, production personnel, work, venue, or festival;
    Compatible with both PC and Mac
    Videos stream using the Adobe Flash player (at 700Kbps or 2Mbps). The latest version of the Adobe Flash player is available at http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/


    Access: Simultaneous access to 5 users.

    Accessibility:

    • Naxos Video Library (Access from the locations of the University of Ljubljana, CTK, and NUK. Remote access for students and employees of UL who are members of the UL and CTK libraries and all NUK members)

     

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  8. RILM Abstracts of Music Literature

    Category: Musics    Type: Lists and Abstracts of Articles Indexes

    RILM Abstracts of Music Literature is an extensive music bibliography which offers broad yet detailed coverage and allows for both in-depth research and optional searching of contents for users of all levels. RILM was designed for researchers who want clear and verified bibliographic information that is fully cited, abstracted, and indexed.

    Coverage spans 1967 to the present, and the database is updated monthly. The collection covers articles in over 11,000 journals and includes over 700,000 records. Over 40,000 new records are added every year. Sound recordings and motion pictures that present the results of scholarly research or fieldwork are also included.

    Sources cited in RILM are publications from 155 countries in 214 languages. Titles of works are translated into English, and the majority of entries have English abstracts.

    Update: Monthly

    Language: English

    Accessibility:

    • RILM (Access from the locations of the University of Ljubljana, CTK, and NUK. Remote access for all members of the UL, CTK, and NUK libraries.)

     

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  9. RILM Abstracts of Music Literature with Full Text

    Category: Musics    Type: Full Text Articles Lists and Abstracts of Articles Indexes

    The Resource is available in a 45-day trial period, starting from 18th April 2017.

    RILM Abstracts of Music Literaturewith Full Text (RAFT) provides music scholars with access to one of the richest and most comprehensive full-text resources for music research. RAFT expands and enhances the unrivaled global bibliography of RILM Abstracts. In addition to metadata, abstracts, and indexing curated and written by RILM’s team of subject experts, RAFT offers search and browse for each full-text issue, cover to cover.

    Accessibility:

    • RAFT (Access from the locations of the University of Ljubljana, CTK, and NUK. Remote access for all members of the UL, CTK, and NUK libraries.)

     

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  10. RILM Music Encyclopedias

    Category: Musics    Type: Full Text Articles Biographical Data Encyclopedias Information Portal Dictionaries

    The Resource is available in a 45-day trial period, starting from 18th April 2017.

    RILM Music Encyclopedias is a growing full-text compilation of currently 45 titles published from 1775 to the present, the majority of which are not available anywhere else online. It provides comprehensive encyclopedic coverage of many disciplines, fields, and subject areas, among them popular music, opera, instruments, blues, gospel, recorded sound, and women composers. Its content spans multiple countries and languages—English, German, French, Italian, Czech, Dutch, Greek, and Slovak.

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    • RME (Access from the locations of the University of Ljubljana, CTK, and NUK. Remote access for all members of the UL, CTK, and NUK libraries.)

     

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