Music catalogues, archives and bibliographic research tools

Course Information
TitleΜουσικοί κατάλογοι, αρχεία και εργαλεία βιβλιογραφικής έρευνας / Music catalogues, archives and bibliographic research tools
FacultyFine Arts
SchoolMusic Studies
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID600013963

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

Registered students: 39
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Musicology / Music EducationElective Courses634
Music CompositionElective Courses634

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
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
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
Course Content (Syllabus)
PhD's directories and databases RILM, RISM, RIPM, RIdIM (IAML) and International Association of Sound Archives Metadata and organisational standards of music archives and databases (Library practice) Style Manuals and Citation of Sources Citing Sources and Avoiding Plagiarism -Examples of Plagiarism -Major Style Manuals (University of Chicago Press Style, American Psychological Society Style, Modern Language Association Style, Music-Specific Style Manuals, Citing Electronic Sources) -General and Music-specific writing assignments
Music Libraries, Music Libraries Management
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Interactive excersises
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
Power Point and multimedia prsentations. Laboratory exercises and projects in School's Music Library.
Course Organization
Laboratory Work130.4
Reading Assigment200.7
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities110.4
Student Assessment
Lab exercise in Music Library, 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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