RIPM: Announcements

ANNOUNCEMENTS 2004-2015


WIKIPEDIA—CALL FOR RIPM EDITORS

April 2015
RIPM is offering to Wikipedia editors 20 free accounts to the Retrospective Index, Online Archive (Full-Text), and e-Library of Music Periodicals (Full-Text). Active and experienced Wikipedia editors can visit Wikipedia for information on how to request a RIPM account. Accounts will generally be valid for a period of one year.

If you are an experienced Wikipedia editor and wish to participate, see the RIPM at the Wikipedia Library page for more information.

RIPM PARTNERS WITH THE WIKIPEDIA LIBRARY

April 2015
RIPM is partnering with the Wikipedia Library to improve its music-based content through access to RIPM. Twenty accounts have been made available for experienced Wikipedia editors to access all RIPM publications. The aim here is to enhance significantly Wikipedia content in numerous languages by accessing and citing RIPM’s extensive primary-source material. Abridged citations to RIPM will be available to all Wikipedia readers. Annotated citations and full-text articles will be available directly from Wikipedia’s pages to those with access to RIPM.

BY JANUARY 2016 THE RIPM e-LIBRARY WILL CONTAIN 100+ RARE MUSIC JOURNALS

February 2015
RIPM will add 65 journals to the e-Library by the end of January 2016, the year in which access to the RIPM e-Library will require a subscription. This will raise the number of music journals available in the e-Library to 100. A list of new titles will be available by the end of 2015.

TEN NEW JOURNALS ADDED TO THE RIPM e-LIBRARY OF MUSIC PERIODICALS

July 2014
RIPM will add 65 journals to the e-Library by the end of January 2016, the year in which access to the RIPM e-Library will require a subscription. This will raise the number of music journals available in the e-Library to 100. A list of new titles will be available by the end of 2015.

RIPM EXPANDS PARTNERSHIP WITH NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS AT LINCOLN CENTER

June 2014
With the kind support of the Music Division of the Performing Arts Library and its staff, RIPM scanned numerous rare music journals held by NYPL.

RIPM AND RILM EXPAND CHRONOLOGICAL SCOPE AND COLLABORATION

June 2014
To provide coverage of some two hundred and fifty years of music periodical literature, RIPM extends its coverage to music journals that ceased publication before 1967, while RILM Retrospective Abstracts treats pre-1967 music literature including music periodicals that continued to be published after 1967. Click here for more information.

RIPM IN PRINT WILL CEASE PUBLICATION IN 2015

April 2014
Given the increasing number of subscriptions to RIPM’s electronic publications and the decreasing number of print subscription, RIPM, after publishing over 300 volumes, will cease publishing RIPM In Print in the first quarter of 2015.

PUBLICATION OF THE 300th RIPM VOLUME

April 2014
Publication of volumes X-XVII of the RIPM Index to The Monthly Musical Record bring the total number of published volumes to 306.

RIPM PUBLISHES IT FIRST FULL-TEXT CZECH, SERBIAN, CROATIAN, AND CATALAN PERIODICALS

December 2013
With the publication of Dalibor: Hudební Listy (Prague, 1879-1923 [-1927]), Hudební Revue (Prague, 1908-1920), Gudalo [Гудало] (Kikinda, 1886-1887), Gusle (Zagreb, 1892), Glazba (Zagreb, 1893), and the Revista Musical Catalana (Barcelona, 1904-1923 [-1936]), RIPM now treffats journals published in 18 languages in its three principal publications.

RIPM E-LIBRARY OF MUSIC PERIODICALS **new**

December 2013
The new RIPM E-Library provides access to full-text journals that, for a variety of reasons, will not appear in the RIPM Retrospective Index or the RIPM Online Archive (Full-Text). Among the initial release are Le Guide musical, Neue Berliner Musikzeitung, Il Figaro and a significant portion of Musical America. Future titles will include The Musical Courier, Le Ménestrel, and Die Musik.

PUBLICATION OF THE 700,000th RECORD

July 2013
With the July 2013 update to the RIPM Retrospective Index, RIPM has published more than 700,000 annotated citations treating nearly 200 music periodicals.

NEW WEBSITE ABOUT THE "4 Rs"

August 2012
The "4 Rs" of music research have jointly produced a new webpage: r-musicprojects.org.

RIPM RECEIVES NEH GRANT

July 2012
The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has awarded RIPM a two-year grant to prepare annotated indexes of European twentieth-century and American music periodicals.

RIPM NOW AVAILABLE FROM SWETS

March 2012
Subscriptions to the RIPM Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals (Online) and the RIPM Online Archive of Music Periodicals (Full-Text), on the RIPMPlus platform, are now available from SWETS. With offices in more than twenty countries, SWETS provides overall management and processing of subscriptions to scientific and professional electronic publications for libraries.
Founded in 1901, today SWETS serves some 60,000 customers in more than 160 countries.

RIPM PARTNERS WITH HARRASSOWITZ

February 2012
RIPM is pleased to announce that the RIPM Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals (1800-1950) and the RIPM Online Archive (Full-Text) are now available by subscription from Harrassowitz, international subscription agents and booksellers. Both RIPM electronic publications are available on the award-winning RIPMPlus platform.
Established in 1872 and based in Wiesbaden, Germany, Harrassowitz specializes in the distribution of e-content, periodicals, books, and scores to academic and research libraries.

MAJOR NEW FEATURES — INCLUDING TRANSLATION — RELEASED ON THE RIPMPLUS PLATFORM

January 2012
Major new updates have been released on the RIPMPlus Platform. RIPM's new translation module translates all 14 languages in the RIPM database into 52 user-selected languages. New cross-language search expanders allow researchers to expand searches to include variant spellings and transliterations.

RIPM RECEIVES GRANT FROM THE ANDREW W. MELLON FOUNDATION

July 2011
RIPM receives a two year grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for work on twentieth-century Austrian music journals.

RIPM ONLINE ARCHIVE AND RIPM'S NEW INTERFACE RECEIVE MAJOR AWARD

January 2011
The RIPM Online Archive, as published and distributed by RIPM Publications, has been selected by Choice, the journal of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL), as one of the "Outstanding Academic Titles for 2010."

RIPM RECEIVES NEH GRANT

July 2010
The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has awarded RIPM a two-year grant to prepare annotated indexes of European twentieth-century and American music periodicals.

RIPM RECEIVES GRANT FROM THE ANDREW W. MELLON FOUNDATION

April 2010
RIPM receives a fifteen-month grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for work on twentieth-century British music journals.

RIPM RECEIVES NEH GRANT

July 2009
The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has awarded RIPM a grant to prepare indexes of European twentieth-century and American music periodicals.

DEMONSTATION OF THE RIPM ONLINE ARCHIVE AND NEW INTERFACE

July 2009
RIPM presents a demonstration of the just-released RIPM Online Archive of Music Periodicals (ROA) and the RIPM-designed interface for the Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals at the annual conference of International Association of Music Libraries, Archives, and Documentation Centres (IAML) in Amsterdam.

RIPM RELEASES NEW INTERFACE FOR THE RETROSPECTIVE INDEX TO MUSIC PERIODICALS

June 2009
RIPM releases its own interface for the RIPM Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals, designed to function independently or as a single entity with the RIPM Online Archive of Music Periodicals. Both are available directly from RIPM, the first release containing 51 full-text periodicals.

THE RIPM ONLINE ARCHIVE OF MUSIC PERIODICALS RELEASED

May 2009
Updated every six months, the first installment contains 51 music periodicals from RIPM Publications and 50 music periodicals from EBSCO.

CREATION OF RIPM PUBLICATIONS

May 2009
RIPM becomes unique publishers and sole distributor of a newly designed interface for the RIPM Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals.

NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY BECOMES A RIPM PARTNER LIBRARY

May 2009
The Performing Arts Library of the New York Public Library becomes a RIPM Partner Library.

YALE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY BECOMES A RIPM PARTNER LIBRARY

April 2009
The Irving S. Gilmore Music Library of Yale University (New Haven, Connecticut) becomes a RIPM Partner Library.

THE HARVARD MUSICAL ASSOCIATION BECOMES A PARTNER LIBRARY

February 2009
The Library of the Harvard Musical Association (Boston, Massachusetts) becomes a RIPM Partner Library.

FIRST DEMONSTATION OF THE FORTHCOMING FULL-TEXT SUPPLEMENT (FTS)

July 2008
RIPM presents the first public demonstration of the forthcoming Full-Text Supplement (FTS) at the International Association of Music Libraries, Archives, and Documentation Centres (IAML) meeting in Naples, Italy.

NEH AWARDS SECOND MAJOR GRANT TO DIGITIZE THE RIPM ARCHIVE OF MUSIC PERIODICALS

July 2008
RIPM receives a second major award from The National Endowment for the Humanities for the digitization and online delivery of the RIPM Archive of Music Periodicals.

SIBLEY LIBRARY BECOMES A PARTNER LIBRARY

June 2008
The Sibley Library of the Eastman School of Music (Rochester, New York) becomes a RIPM Partner Library.

RIPM ANNOUNCES PARTNER AND PARTICIPATING LIBRARIES PROGRAM

June 2008
RIPM announces the creation of the Partner and Participating Libraries Program for the development of the RIPM Online Archive.

RIPM GROUP CREATED IN BRAZIL

April 2008
A RIPM group in Brazil (RIPM's fourth national group in Latin America) has been established with the support of the Programa de Pós-Graduaçao "Música em Contexto," Universidade de Brasilia, under the direction of Dr. Maria Alice Volpe.

RIPM RECEIVES GRANT FROM THE ANDREW W. MELLON FOUNDATION

April 2008
RIPM receives a two-year grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for work on nineteenth-century British music journals.

SECOND RIPM GROUP CREATED IN SPAIN

March 2008
A new RIPM group in Spain has been established at the Universitat de Lleida, under the direction of Dr. Màrius Bernadó.

RIPM GROUP CREATED IN ARGENTINA

November 2007
A RIPM group in Argentina (RIPM's third national group in Latin America) has been established with the support of the Instituto de Investigación Musicológica "Carlos Vega," Pontificia UniversidadCatólica Argentina de Buenos Aires, under the direction of Diana Fernández Calvo.

RIPM GROUP CREATED IN GREECE

August 2007
A RIPM group in Greece has been established with the support of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, under the direction of Dr. Katy Romanou.

RIPM GROUP CREATED IN CHILE

January 2007
A RIPM group in Chile (RIPM's second national group in Latin America) has been established with the support of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparíso.

RIPM’S TWENTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY

In 2006 RIPM will celebrate its twenty-fifth anniversary, the publication of its 200th volume, a database containing 500,000+ annotated records, and the birth of the RIPM Online Archive of Music Periodicals (full text).

RIPM TO OFFER FIRST DEMONSTRATION OF ITS ONLINE ARCHIVE OF MUSIC PERIODICALS

July 2006
At a joint meeting of the International Musicological Society and the International Association of Music Libraries in Gothenburg Sweden, RIPM will present the first live demonstration of the RIPM Online Archive of Music Periodicals, accessed through the RIPM Online database.

RIPM RECEIVES SECOND GRANT FROM THE ANDREW W. MELLON FOUNDATION

June 2006
RIPM receives a two-year grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for work on nineteenth-century German music journals.

NEH GRANT RECEIVED TO DIGITIZE RIPM ARCHIVE OF MUSIC PERIODICALS

April 2006
RIPM receives major award from The National Endowment for the Humanities for the digitization and online delivery of the RIPM Archive of Music Periodicals. The images will be browsable and searchable through the RIPM Online database.

RIPM'S FIRST LATIN AMERICAN GROUP CREATED IN MEXICO

March 2006
RIPM activities in Mexico will be undertaken at the Centro Nacional de Investigación, Documentación e Información Musical "Carlos Chávez" (Cenidim) del Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes (INBA).

RIPM GROUP CREATED IN BULGARIA

March 2006
A new RIPM group has been created in Sofia at two collaborating institutes of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, the Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, and the Institute of Art Studies.

A NEW RIPM COLLABORATION ESTABLISHED IN ITALY WITH THE UNIVERSITÀ DI TORINO

December 2005
The Università di Torino (Dipartimento di discipline artistiche, musicali e dello spettacolo) signs an agreement to increase the number of Italian music journals treated in RIPM. This initiative was organized under the direction of Professor Alberto Rizzuti.

AN INTER-UNIVERSITY RIPM GROUP ESTABLISHED IN SPAIN

November 2005
The Universidad de Granada and the Universidad de Oviedo will jointly sponsor the creation of a new Spanish RIPM group, directed respectively by Dr. Franciso J. Giménez and by Dr. Ramón Sobrino.

A POST-DOCTORAL RIPM FELLOWSHIP CREATED AT THE UNIVERSITÀ DI PERUGIA (ITALY)

November 2005
The Sezione di Musicologia of the Dipartimento di Scienze Linguistiche, Università di Perugia (Italy) announces the appointment of a post-doctoral fellow to undertake RIPM work in Italy. This initiative was organized under the direction of Professor Biancamaria Brumana.

OVID-SILVER PLATTER BECOMES A RIPM PUBLISHING PARTNER

October 2005
Ovid-Silver Platter becomes RIPM’s fourth publishing partner, joining EBSCO, NISC and OCLC for the distribution of RIPM Online.

RIPM LAUNCHES “AMERICAS INITIATIVE”

October 2005
RIPM begins an “Americas Initiative,” aimed at adding a significant number of U.S. and Latin American music periodicals to the collection. Sessions focusing on this undertaking were presented at the 2006 conferences of the Music Library Association and the Society for American Music.

RIPM RECEIVES RENEWED SUPPORT FROM THE NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE HUMANITIES (NEH)

July 2005
This two-year NEH grant will permit RIPM to produce at least twelve volumes and the equivalent electronic data treating twentieth-century music journals that ceased publication before 1950. The initial NEH grant for work on twentieth-century music journals was awarded for the period July 2003-June 2005, and resulted in the publication of twelve volumes.

A NEW NATIONAL RIPM GROUP CREATED IN BELGIUM

July 2005
RIPM activities, under the direction of Dr. Johan Eeckeloo, have been undertaken in Brussels at The Koninklijk Conservatorium.

RIPM PUBLISHES ITS FIRST CANADIAN VOLUME

June 2005
The Canadian Journal of Music 1914-1919, prepared by Kathleen McMorrow at the University of Toronto.

EBSCO BECOMES A RIPM PUBLISHING PARTNER

May 2005
EBSCO becomes RIPM’s third publishing partner, joining NISC and OCLC for the distribution of RIPM Online.

RIPM SIGNS AGREEMENT WITH IMAGE ACCESS-BSCAN

July 2004
Image Access, a well-known software development company, will work with RIPM to produce the software and viewer interface for RIPM’s Online Archive of Music Periodicals, that will be searchable and browsable through RIPM Online.

NEW RIPM GROUP CREATED IN QUÉBEC

June 2004
A new RIPM group has been created at the Université de Montréal (Québec) under the direction of Professor Michel Duchesneau.

RIPM RECEIVES GRANT FROM THE ANDREW W. MELLON FOUNDATION

March 2004
RIPM receives a two-year grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for work on nineteenth-century British music journals.

RILM AND RIPM COLLABORATION

January 2004
Searchable simultaneously through a number of vendors, RIPM and RILM agree to coordinate their work both by individually offering access to complete runs of journals, and by seeking to offer seamless access to over two centuries of music periodical literature from the late eighteenth century to the present.