Ars Nova, see Sabinet Online announcement in this section.
Contemporary Music Review, see OCLC announcement in this section.
The Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) at http://www.doaj.org/identifies and provides intellectual access to more than 814 quality-controlled scientific and scholarly journals published in any language--all free, online, and in full text. DOAJ includes twelve music journals with inception date as follows: ECHO: A Music-centered Journal (1999); Electronic Musicological Review (1996); Ethnomusicology Online (1995); Journal of Seventeenth-Century Music (1995); Music & Anthropology (1996); Music Theory Online (1993); Polish Music Journal (1998); Popular Musicology Online (2000)*; Revista musical chilena (1996); Sound Journal (1998); STM Online (1998)*; and Voices (2001)*. Users may search by journal only (title, broad subject, or keyword); a searchable article index is forthcoming. Users may suggest journals for inclusion. (Note: asterisked titles appear as separate entries elsewhere in this column; the others, except for Revista musical chilena and Sound Journal, were previously announced in Notes.)
DOAJ is supported by the Information Program of the Open Society Institute (Budapest), SPARC (Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition), and the Lund University Libraries, Sweden. The database is Open URL-compliant and supports the Open Archives Initiative (OAI) protocol for metadata harvesting. "Open access journals" refers to journals that use a funding model that does not charge readers or their institutions for access; they are intended to compete with traditional subscription-based journals.
Early Music, see Oxford announcement in this section.
ECHO: A Music-centered Journal, see Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) announcement in this section.
Electronic Musicological Review, see Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) announcement in this section.
Ethnomusicology Online, see Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) announcement in this section.
Journals indexed in the International Index to Music Periodicals (IIMP) and that have full text available in the JSTOR Music collection are being linked at the article level for institutions with subscriptions to both IIMP and JSTOR. Thirty journals have been linked at this writing. For more information and an e-mail "JSTOR Linking Registration" form, see IIMP's "Librarians' Resources" page at http://music.chadwyck.com/librarians/htxview?template=basic.htx&content=librarians.htx. This page also has information about IIMP's own full-text service and includes downloadable titles lists, MARC records with OpenURL links in the 856 fields, and a Microsoft Excel file containing a set of OpenURL links (journal level) for all IIMP full-text journals (links can be added to library Web pages or MARC record 856 fields in order to link to specific journals within IIMP). IIMP also now has usage statistics that are compliant with level 1 of the COUNTER (Counting Online Usage of Networked Electronic Resources) code of practice. The main IIMP Web page is at http://iimp.chadwyck.com/.
Articles from the International Trombone Association's quarterly ITA Journal (ISSN 0145-3513) are gradually being added to ITA's Web site at http://www.trombone.net/journal/. "Members will eventually be able to view all past articles." Most articles are restricted to ITA members (individuals, not institutions). The Web site has tables of contents for the first thirty years of ITA Journal (annual from vol. 1  through 9 [March 1981], then quarterly from vol. 10, no. 1 [January 1982] through vol. 30, no. 2 [Spring 2002]), as well as contents for the ceased ITA Newsletter (vol. 1, no. 2 [April 1974] through 8, no. 4 [September 1981]). The site also has an article commemorating thirty years of ITA and its publications. In July 2003 ITA launched a free monthly e-mail newsletter, Trombone News. It is sent in plaintext format. Anyone may subscribe at http://www.trombone.net/news/lyris/; past issues are available at the Web site. Readers may also wish to consult the Online Trombone Journal (http://www.trombone.org/), announced in Notes 55, no. 1 (September 1998): 171. (Some information was provided via e-mail correspondence from Steven Greenall, ITA Executive Director, to Tracey Rudnick, dated 15 March 2004.)
The New England Conservatory's (NEC) Job Bulletin: Opportunities for Musicians Worldwide is now available in online format. It is issued twenty-four times per year in e-mail format or as a Microsoft Word document attachment around the first and fifteenth of each month and lists opportunities in performance, music teaching (higher education and K-12), and arts administration, as well as competition, festival, and grant information. Subscription: Career Services Center, New England Conservatory, 290 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA 02115. E-mail: CareerServices@NewEnglandConservatory.edu. A PDF subscription form is at http://www.newenglandconservatory.edu/career/jobbltn.html. $45; NEC college alumni free.
Journal of Seventeenth-Century Music, see Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) announcement in this section.
Links to JSTOR articles are now available from the International Index to Music Periodicals (IIMP) and OCLC FirstSearch databases. See further information under IIMP and OCLC in this section.
Music & Anthropology, see Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) announcement in this section.
Music & Letters, see Oxford announcement in this section.
Music Theory Online, see Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) announcement in this section.
Musical Quarterly, see Oxford announcement in this section.
Musicus, see Sabinet Online announcement in this section.
The following titles have been added to OCLC FirstSearch Electronic Collections Online (ECO) with starting dates given: Contemporary Music Review 21, number 1 (March 2002), added December 2003; and Psychology of Music 31, number 1 (January 2003), added February 2004. For other ECO titles, see previous announcements in Notes 60, no. 1 (September 2003): 231 and Notes 60, no. 3 (March 2004): 749. Sources: http://www.oclc.org/electroniccollections/journals/; http://www.oclc.org/electroniccollections/journals/topic_area.asp?topic=M; and Joe Schweitzer (OCLC Manager, Journal Implementation, e-mail message to Tracey Rudnick, dated 15 March 2004).
Institutions using OCLC's FirstSearch service (including RILM Abstracts of Music Literature and Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals [RIPM]) can use the FirstSearch administrative module to link from citations in FirstSearch databases to full text in the JSTOR Arts & Sciences III and Music collections. See announcement at http://www.oclc.org/news/announcements/announcement53.htm. For other announcements about OCLC online collections and database interconnectivity, refer to the Music OCLC Users Group Newsletter or OCLC announcements at http://www.oclc.org/news/.
See below under Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals (RIPM) for another OCLC-related announcement.
The Oxford University Press (OUP) has added the following music journals in full text online (PDF) to its Web site starting with the following volumes: Early Music 32, number 1 (February 2004) at http://www3.oup.co.uk/earlyj/; Music & Letters 83, number 1 (February 2002) at http://www3.oup.co.uk/musicj/; and Musical Quarterly 86, number 1 (Spring 2002) at http://www3.oup.co.uk/musqtl/; the latter is officially announced as being available from 2003. See Notes 60, number 3 (March 2004): 750 for previously announced OUP titles and services.
Also, OUP has changed its pricing structure. Personal/member subscribers can access the full online version free with a current print subscription; see http://www3.oup.co.uk/Register to register. Starting January 2004, online access is no longer free with an institutional print subscription. Subscriptions are now available as print and online combined (standard package, with a modest price increase), online only (10 percent discount off of standard rate), or print only (5 percent discount off of standard rate). Access is to full text in HTML (where available) and PDF files of current and available online back issues. Online access includes IP-registered access across a single site (multisites may negotiate an extended license), remote access via secure proxy, printout for academic interlibrary loan to another academic site in the same country, and archival access to paid-for content. See the full policy at http://www3.oup.co.uk/jnls/prices/2004/policy.html.
Polish Music Journal, see Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) announcement in this section.
The refereed journal Popular Musicology (ISSN 1357-0951), also known as Popular Musicology Quarterly or PMQ, has been succeeded by Popular Musicology Online (same ISSN) at http://www.cyberstudia.com/popular-musicology-online/starting in 2000. The journal is published jointly by the Department of Music (Popular Music Research Unit) at the University of Salford and the Department of Music and Theatre at the University of Oslo, and it is hosted by CyberStudia, an online community of academic projects. Free. Additional information about this title appears in the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) announcement in this section.
Psychology of Music, see OCLC announcement in this section.
OCLC added the Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals, 1800-1950 (Repertoire international de la presse musicale [RIPM]) database to its FirstSearch service in November 2003. (Note: the National Information Services Corporation's [NISC] BiblioLine also carries RIPM online.) RIPM provides international coverage of the music periodical literature published from the late eighteenth to early twentieth centuries. RIPM complements RILM Abstracts of Music Literature (available online through CSA Internet Database Service, EBSCO Information Services, OCLC FirstSearch, NISC BiblioLine, and Ovid SilverPlatter [See review on pp. 197-205 of this issue.--Ed.]), which covers writings on music from 1967 to the present. According to an OCLC announcement, RILM and RIPM are beginning a new initiative to expand the coverage of music literature chronologically, with the goal of covering over two-hundred years of music scholarship. See announcement at http://www.oclc.org/news/announcements/announcement48.htm and a description of FirstSearch RIPM at http://www.oclc.org/support/documentation/firstsearch/databases/dbdetails/details/RIPM.htm. See other OCLC-related announcements above.
Sabinet Online aggregates South African journals through its SA ePublications Service at http://www.journals.co.za/. The following music journals are available in full text online (PDF) to print subscribers via authorization codes or IP authorization; trial access is available. (These titles are indexed in RILM; SAMUS is also in the Music Index.)
Ars Nova (ISSN 0379-6485), published annually in English by the Unisa Press (University of South Africa), is based on research by lecturers and postgraduate students of the Department of Musicology; it also documents important musical events at the University of South Africa, Pretoria. Access: http://www.journals.co.za/ej/ejour_nova.html. Online abstracts: volume 3, number 1 (1971) through volume 30 (1998). Full text online starts with volume 31/32 (1999/2000). Full text is also freely available online (PDF) at the Unisa Press Web site for volumes 31 (1999) through 34 (2002) at http://www.unisa.ac.za/default.asp?Cmd=ViewContent&ContentID=931. That page has information about print subscriptions. Print subscription: PO Box 392 Unisa, 0003, Pretoria, South Africa. E-mail: email@example.com. R 20, $10.
Musicus (ISSN 0256-8837), published quarterly in English and Afrikaans by the Unisa Press (University of South Africa) and the university's Department of Music (Pretoria), deals with music syllabi, examinations, aural tests, sight-reading, interpretation and analysis of examination pieces, and occasionally music schools and activities. Access: http://www.journals.co.za/ej/ejour_musicus.html. Online abstracts: volume 15, number 1 (1987) through volume 28, number 2 (2002). Full text online starts with volume 29, number 1 (2001). Full text is also freely available online (PDF) at the Unisa Press Web site for volumes 28, number 2 (2000) through 30, number 1 (2002) at http://www.unisa.ac.za/default.asp?Cmd=ViewContent&ContentID=940. That page also has information about print subscriptions and a link to an author index of articles published in volumes 1, number 1 (1973) through 22, number 1 (1994). Print subscription: PO Box 392 Unisa, 0003, Pretoria, South Africa. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. R 45, $30.
SAMUS (South African Journal of Musicology; Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir musiekwetenskap) (ISSN 0258-509X), published annually in predominantly English with some Afrikaans by the Musicological Society of Southern Africa, has articles on South African and other music, as well as reviews (all media), conference reports, and news. Access: http://www.journals.co.za/ej/ejour_samus.html. Online abstracts: volume 6 (1986) through volume 18 (1998). Full text online starts with volume 19/20 (2000). Print subscription information and tables of contents for volumes 1 (1981) through 21 (2001, published 2002) are available at the journal's Web site at http://www.und.ac.za/und/samus/. Print subscription: Treasurer, Musicological Society of Southern Africa, PO Box 345, Matieland 7602, South Africa. E-mail: email@example.com. Price not specified.
SAMUS, see Sabinet Online announcement in this section.
Sound Journal, see Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) announcement in this section.
STM Online, see announcements under New Titles, Special Journal Issues, and in this section under Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ).
Voices, see announcements under New Titles and in this section under Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ).
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