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Moody Blues: The Social Web, Tagging, and Nontextual Discovery Tools for Music
Music Reference Services Quarterly
  • Susannah Cleveland, Bowling Green State University - Main Campus
  • Gwen Evans, OhioLINK
Document Type
Article
Abstract

A common thread in discussions about the Next Generation Catalog is that it should incorporate features beyond the mere textual, one-way presentation of data. At the same time, traditional textual description of music materials often prohibits effective use of the catalog by specialists and nonspecialists alike. Librarians at Bowling Green State University have developed the HueTunes project to explore already established connections between music, color, and emotion, and incorporate those connections into a nontextual discovery tool that could enhance interdisciplinary as well as specialist use of the catalog.

Publisher's Statement
This is an electronic version of an article published in Music Reference Services Quarterly 11 (2008): 177-201. Music Reference Services Quarterly is available online at http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/10588160802541210#.U1Vj3yR5X1Y .
Publication Date
12-1-2008
Publisher
Taylor and Francis
ISSN
1058-8167
Citation Information
Susannah Cleveland and Gwen Evans. "Moody Blues: The Social Web, Tagging, and Nontextual Discovery Tools for Music" Music Reference Services Quarterly Vol. 11 (2008) p. 177 - 201
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/susannah_cleveland/1/