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Paper presented at the Canadian Association of Professional Academic Librarians (CAPAL) conference, Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences. University of Ottawa. Ottawa, ON. June 2, 2015.
This paper discusses a project undertaken at the University of Alberta Libraries to create metadata for a notable sheet music collection: the Walder G. W. White Sheet Music Collection, which is currently in the process of being described, digitised, and promoted. The history of the collection is...
Oil Shows, Rodeos, and UFOs: The Walder G.W. White Sheet Music Collection at the University of Alberta LibrariesDownload
Slides from May 25, 2014 CAML Conference (Saint Catharines, ON), and July 15, 2014 IAML Conference presentation (Antwerp, Belgium).
Review of Batten, Jack. Oscar Peterson: The Man and His Jazz. Toronto: Tundra Books, 2012. Print.
Review of Soldiers of Song: The Dumbells and Other Canadian Concert Parties of the First World War, By Jason WilsonDownload
Review of: Soldiers of Song: The Dumbells and Other Canadian Concert Parties of the First World War. By Jason Wilson. Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2012. 239 pp. ISBN 978-1-55458-844-2.
Presentation at the 2012 IAML Conference, Montréal, July 24, 2012. Also presented at the 2012 Chapter Meeting of the MLA Mountain-Plains Chapter in Colorado Springs, CO.
This paper provides an overview of the discourse on local music collecting practices in libraries, and addresses the challenges and opportunities inherent in this endeavor. The scenes approach from popular music studies is presented as one possible body of theory useful for music librarians...
Presentation to the Canadian Centre for Ethnomusicology (CCE), University of Alberta, February 12, 2014.