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Library Materials for Digital Recording Arts changing to Digital Media Production - DMP

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The Library has books covering a variety of subjects relating to the field of digital recording for music, live music, television, studio production, digital editing, how to use Garage Band, and more.

Library materials on Sound--Recording and Reproducing can be found in TK7881.4 and TR897 (for sound motion pictures) in both the circulation and reference shelves. Books on digital film production are found in PN1992.94  (Video Recordings -- Production and Direction), digital video editing, in TR899, and books on Computer Sound Processing and Digital Audio Editors in ML74.4.

TR845-TR899 contains books on Cinematography and motion pictures, with TR860 for Digital Cinematography.

Library materials on Radio Broadcasting are found in PN1991, with books on Documentary Films--Production and Direction in PN1995.9.D6 and PN1995.9.P7, Television--Production and Direction in PN1992.75, and nonbroadcast videos in PN1992.94 (Video Recordings--Production and Direction).


For more titles, search the Library Catalog using the subject terms listed above in bold.

♦  The audio dictionary /  by Glenn D. White & Gary J. Louie. 3rd ed., rev. and expanded.
Ref. TK 7881.4 W48 2005
The Audio Dictionary is a comprehensive resource, including historical, obsolete, and obscure as well as contemporary terms relating to diverse aspects of audio such as film and TV sound, recording, Hi-Fi, and acoustics.  The Third Edition includes four hundred new entries, such as AAC (advanced audio coding), lip synch, metadata, MP3, and satellite radio. [6/15]
♦  Contracts for the film & television industry / by Mark LitwakM 3rd ed.
Ref. KF 4302 .L58 2012 
♦  The film encyclopedia: the complete guide to film and the film industry /
Ephraim Katz with Ronald Dean Nolen.  7th ed.
Ref. PN1993.45 .K34 2012
Alphabetically organized entries on the artistic, technical, and commercial aspects of movies, including style, genres, actors and actresses, directors, producers, and motion picture studios. [5/15]
♦  Handbook for sound engineers / Glen M. Ballou, editor. 4th ed.
Ref. TK 7881.4 H36 2008
Handbook for Sound Engineers is the most comprehensive reference available for audio engineers. All audio topics are explored: if you work on anything related to audio you should not be without this book! The 4th edition of this trusted reference has been updated to reflect changes in the industry since the publication of the 3rd edition in 2002 -- including new technologies like software-based recording systems such as Pro Tools and Sound Forge; digital recording using MP3, wave files and others; mobile audio devices such as iPods and MP3 players. [6/15]
♦  Master handbook of acoustics / by Everest, F. Alton. 6th ed.
QC225.15 .E93 2015 
Current guide to architectural acoustics principles and practices. [6/15]
♦  The recording engineer’s handbook / Bobby Owsinski. 2nd ed.
Ref. TK 7881.4 O95 2009
Newest edition, 3rd ed., 2014 is available online from Books24x7.
“From using microphones to deciding on EQ settings, choosing outboard gear to understanding how, when and why to process your signal, the seemingly never-ending choices can be very confusing.  From acoustic to electronic instruments, mic placement to EQ settings, everything you need to know to capture professionally recorded audio tracks is in this guide. Also includes interviews with award-winning engineers.” [6/15]


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♦  DV: Digital Video (e-journal 2005-2011)
Covers the convergence of computers and video, providing information on digital video hardware and software for major platforms for videographers creating computer-enhanced videos. [5/16]
♦  Journal of the Audio Engineering Society (in Library)
A peer-reviewed journal devoted exclusively to audio technology. The Journal contains state-of-the-art technical papers and engineering reports; feature articles covering timely topics; pre and post reports of AES conventions and other society activities; news from AES sections around the world; Standards and Education Committee work; membership news, patents, new products, and newsworthy developments in the field of audio.  [5/16]
♦  Sight & Sound (in Library)
Sight & Sound is a British monthly film magazine published by the British Film Institute. The magazine reviews all film releases each month, including those with a limited (art house) release, as opposed to most film magazines which concentrate on those films
with a general release. Sight & Sound features a full cast and crew credit list for each reviewed film. [5/16]
♦  Sound & Vision (in Library)
Features expert analysis on the latest in cutting edge audio and video. [5/16]

Last updated 201506/ AL