The Detail Behind Web-Scale: Selecting and Configuring Web-Scale Discovery Tools to Meet Music Information Retrieval Needs

Nara L. Newcomer
2011 Music Reference Services Quarterly  
Web-scale discovery tools are rapidly gaining popularity as a purported "one-stop search" for discovering library information. Music, particularly printed music and recordings, presents unique information retrieval needs. This article identifies, explores, and makes recommendations regarding key music-related aspects to consider when selecting and implementing a discovery tool, considering scope, metadata, and interface.
doi:10.1080/10588167.2011.596098 fatcat:5b4luacj35e3xlvex5ns6nsuye