Music libraries and information resources

Course Information
TitleΜουσικές βιβλιοθήκες και πηγές πληροφόρησης / Music libraries and information resources
FacultyFine Arts
SchoolMusic Studies
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID600013962

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos Mousikṓn Spoudṓn (2017-sīmera)

Registered students: 47
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Musicology / Music EducationElective Courses634
Music CompositionElective Courses634

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • General Knowledge
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Students completing the course succesully are expected to understand fundamental concepts of music librarianship, have an intocuctory view of basic library applications and skills
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
Course Content (Syllabus)
Music Libraries and their types. Library's management and organisation. Succesσful research in Libraries and digital catalogues. An introduction to music cataloguing and classification Bibliographic resources use and types of material in the Music Library Introduction to citation systems and plagiarism From manuscript to digital era
Music Libraries
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Interactive excersises
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
Power Point and multimedia prsentations. Laboratory exercises in Library.
Course Organization
Laboratory Work130.4
Reading Assigment200.7
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities110.4
Student Assessment
Lab exercise, Final exams
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative)
Additional bibliography for study
Sampsel, Laurie J. Music Research: A Handbook. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013. Print. Gottlieb, Jane. Music Library and Research Skills. Upper Saddle River, N.J: Pearson Prentice Hall, 2009. Print. Οδηγός Αξιολογημένων Πηγών του Διαδικτύου. Θεσσαλονίκη: Τεχνολογικό Εκπαιδευτικό Ίδρυμα Θεσσαλονίκης, 2004. Print Οδηγός για τη Σϋνταξη Βιβλιογραφίας και για Βιβλιογραφικές Πηγές. Θεσσαλονίκη: Τεχνολογικό Εκπαιδευτικό Ίδρυμα Θεσσαλονίκης, 2004. Print
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