Fieldwork and the Music Librarian: How Music Librarians Can Help Researchers Conduct High-Quality Fieldwork

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Sonia Archer-Capuzzo, Lecturer (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: The article addresses several ways in which music librarians and libraries can assist researchers conducting fieldwork. Using survey responses from field researchers and librarians, I investigate what resources and assistance researchers need to conduct high-quality fieldwork and what librarians have to offer, from electronic tutorials to contacts with experts in a variety of fields. I conclude that music librarians can better serve field researchers by creatively using skills and knowledge we already possess.

Additional Information

Publication
Music Reference Services Quarterly, 16(1), 1-17.
Language: English
Date: 2013
Keywords
fieldwork, field research, music librarian, ethnomusicology, music research, interdisciplinary research

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