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October 14, 2020

OCLC OCLC signs agreements with publishers and other content providers worldwide. OCLC has signed agreements with leading publishers and other content providers around the world to add metadata for high-quality electronic and print books, journals, databases, and other learning materials that will make their content discoverable through WorldCat Discovery. [Full Announcement].

January 4, 2018

EBSCO Information Services EBSCO Information Services releases RIPM Preservation Series: European and North American Music Periodicals. EBSCO Information Services introduces RIPM Preservation Series: European and North American Music Periodicals to meet the increasing demands for music content with a global perspective. The resource, produced by Le Répertoire international de la presse musicale (RIPM), provides music and musical history researchers access to unique primary source music journals with a vast array of international coverage. [Full Announcement].

December 6, 2017

EBSCO Information Services RIPM Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals with Full Text now available from EBSCO Information Services. Music researchers and enthusiasts can now access rare music periodicals not available elsewhere online or in libraries, with the release of RIPM Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals with Full Text from EBSCO Information Services. The collection, produced by Le Répertoire international de la presse musicale (RIPM), explores music and musical life over a span of over 200 years from Bach to Bernstein, as seen through the eyes of those who lived it. [Full Announcement].

July 12, 2016

EBSCO Information Services RILM Abstracts of Music Literature with Full Text now available from EBSCO Information Services. Music researchers can now access one of the richest and most comprehensive full-text resources of global music research with the release of RILM Abstracts of Music Literature with Full Text from EBSCO Information Services. Produced by Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale, Inc, RILM Abstracts of Music Literature with Full Text enhances the unrivaled bibliography of writings on music provided by RILM Abstracts of Music Literature with the addition of approximately one million pages of full-text content from more than 200 key periodicals published from the early 20th century to the present—90 of which are unavailable elsewhere online. [Full Announcement].

December 4, 2015

EBSCO Information Services EBSCO Information Services releases RILM Music Encyclopedias. A new resource designed to meet the research needs of the international music community is now available from EBSCO Information Services and Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale, Inc. RILM Music Encyclopedias, available via the EBSCOhost platform, provides researchers with key music encyclopedias and dictionaries published from 1775 to 2015. [Full Announcement].

January 1, 2015

Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale. RILM databases available for subscription only via the EBSCO platform. As of January 1, 2015, the bibliographic databases of the Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale—RILM Abstracts of Music Literature and RILM Retrospective Abstracts of Music Literature—will be shifting into a new phase. Both RILM databases will be available for subscription only via the EBSCO platform. Institutions that currently subscribe through the ProQuest platform will be able to renew with ProQuest for one more year (12 months) if the renewal period begins before January 1, 2015. Thereafter, subscriptions must be renewed via EBSCO. [Full Announcement].

May 26, 2013

EBSCO Information Services RILM Retrospective Abstracts of Music Literature available from EBSCO. Music researchers have a new resource to turn to for historical music studies. EBSCO Information Services and Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale, Inc introduce, RILM Retrospective Abstracts of Music Literature, a comprehensive music bibliography that covers music literature as far back as the early 1800s. The database is similar in scope and format to RILM Abstracts of Music Literature and covers music material published before 1967. [Full Announcement].

September 22, 2011

Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale. RILM's Participation in Discovery Services. The RILM database can be searched via the EBSCOHost platform and the ProQuest platform, as has been the case for some years. RILM is also available on one discovery service: the EBSCO Discovery Service. RILM has not provided any metadata of any kind to any other discovery service (including Summon, ExLibris, and WorldCat Local). Any indication to the contrary is inaccurate. [Full Announcement].