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WorldCat Discovery: Find it all at once! (ebooks, print books, articles)
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The Cambridge Companion to Recorded Music by
Publication Date: 2009-11-26
Featuring fascinating accounts from practitioners including performers and producers, this companion examines how developments in recording have transformed musical culture
WorldCat Discovery -- Finds ebooks, print books, and journal/magazine articles
One helpful way to search for books in WorldCat Discovery, is to identify Library of Congress Subject Headings that describe what you are looking for. Here are some subject headings related to the music/recording industry:
- sound recording industry
- sound recording industry -- law and legislation
- digital audiotape recorders and recording
- sound -- recording and reproducing -- digital techniques
Go up in the stacks and browse!
Call numbers tell you where a book is shelved. It is the "address" of the book in the library. In the Butler Libraries, we use Library of Congress Classification which groups titles by subject matter.
The following call number ranges are assigned to music and related topics related to the music industry. Simply go to the floor that houses the call number ranges below, and you can just browse the shelves for books on the numbered topics.
ML 3790 - ML3792 Music trade
KF2932 - KF2933 Regulation of industry. Performing artists
KF2971 - KF3194 Intellectual property
KF4290 - KF4294 U.S. Law. The Arts. Entertainment Law.
PN1560 - PN1590 The Performing Arts. Show business
Books through Butler Libraries
The Music Industry Handbook by
Publication Date: 2011-07-01
Drawing on a range of music industry research sources, personal experience and consultation with key industry professionals, The Music Industry Handbook explains how the industry in its broadest sense is structured, and how its various elements work in practice.
Music and Cyberliberties by
Publication Date: 2010-03-30
In Music and Cyberliberties, Patrick Burkart tracks the migration of music advocacy and anti-major label activism since the court defeat of Napster and the ascendancy of the so-called Celestial Jukebox model of music e-commerce, which sells licensed access to music. Music and Cyberliberties identifies the groups who are pushing back against the "copyright grab" by major labels for the rights and privileges that were once enjoyed by artists and fans.
The Music Business and Recording Industry by
Publication Date: 2010-11-09
The Music Business and Recording Industry is a comprehensive music business textbook focused on the three income streams in the music industry: music publishing, live entertainment, and recordings. It covers the changes in the industry brought about by the digital age, such as changing methods of distributing and accessing music and new approaches in marketing with the Internet and mobile applications. New developments in copyright law are also examined, along with the global and regional differences in the music business.
Ebooks from Butler
Butler Libraries have ebooks available from a number of providers, all available through the WorldCat Discovery search box on our main site (and to the left on this page). You can also go direct to Ebrary and search the more than 106,000 titles available through our subscription there.
Publication Date: 2012-12-19
Chasing Sound by
Publication Date: 2013-10-14
In Chasing Sound, Susan Schmidt Horning traces the cultural and technological evolution of recording studios in the United States from the first practical devices to the modern multi-track studios of the analog era. Charting the technical development of studio equipment, the professionalization of recording engineers, and the growing collaboration between artists and technicians, she shows how the earliest efforts to capture the sound of live performances eventually resulted in a trend toward studio creations that extended beyond live shows, ultimately reversing the historic relationship between live and recorded sound.