Introduction to Music Medium of Performance and Genre Vocabularies
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This webinar will introduce catalogers to two new Library of Congress vocabularies: the Library of Congress Medium of Performance Thesaurus for Music (LCMPT) and the music portion of the Library of Congress Genre/Form Thesaurus (LCGFT).

10/28/2015
When: 10/28/2015
Where: Online webinar
Presenter: Nancy Lorimer, Casey Mullin, and Hermine Vermeij
Contact: Mac Nelson

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Introduction to Music Medium of Performance and Genre Vocabularies
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
90 minutes (Time: TBD)

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This webinar will introduce catalogers to two new Library of Congress vocabularies: the Library of Congress Medium of Performance Thesaurus for Music (LCMPT) and the music portion of the Library of Congress Genre/Form Thesaurus (LCGFT). LCMPT and LCGFT represent a new chapter in access to music materials via library information systems. Presenters Nancy Lorimer, Casey Mullin, and Hermine Vermeij will give an overview of the new terms, some best practices for their use, and examples of cataloging with the genre/form and medium of performance access.

Topics include:

Definition of genre/form
The structure of LCGFT and LCMPT and individual terms
Searching LCGFT and LCMPT
Using LCGFT and LCMPT terms for music in bibliographic records
Music genre/form terms and LCSH
The interaction of music genre/form terms with demographic, subject, and medium of performance terms
Music Library Association's Best Practices documents for using genre and medium of performance vocabularies

Please contact Mac Nelson for additional information.

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The Music Library Association is the professional association for music libraries and librarianship in the United States. Founded in 1931, it has an international membership of librarians, musicians, scholars, educators, and members of the book and music trades. Complementing the Association’s national and international activities are eleven regional chapters that carry out its programs on the local level.