- Librarianship, Research Support & General Interest
Reference Reviews, Vol.30 no.8 (2016), p.32, Review of, The Cambridge Verdi Encyclopedia / ed. Roberta Montemorra Marvin, http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/full/10.1108/RR-08-2016-0206
Reference Reviews, Vol.30 no.5 (2016), 40-41, Review of Horns and Trumpets of the World: an Illustrated Guide / Jeremy Montagu http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/full/10.1108/RR-02-2016-0055
Reference Reviews, Vol.30 no.4 (2016), 38-42, Review of Ballet Music: a Handbook / Naughtin (Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2014)
The Reel, Royal Scottish Country Dance Society London magazine, no.25 (Feb-May 2016), 15, ‘Making available the Historical Music of Scotland’
Box & Fiddle Magazine 39.6 (Feb 2016), 16, ‘Historical Music of Scotland website’
Library Review Vol.64, Iss.1/2, (2015), pp.154-161, ‘Sexy Bibliography (and Revealing Paratext)’
Link (Association of Commonwealth Universities) Issue 18, October 2013, 2-3, ‘A Special Kind of Friend: Scholar Librarians and Research Support’
Sunrise (CILIP East of England & CDG) 2012 issue 1, 2-3, ‘Social Media in Libraries: Me and My Cyber Presence’ <http://tinyurl.com/ckstlam>
Times Higher Education. What are you reading? 7 contributions to this column since 2012.
Library Review 61.6 (2012), 470, Review of Peter Willis, Chopin in Manchester (Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Elysium Press Publishers, 2011)
IAML(UK & Irl) Newsletter 61 (August 2011), 3-4, ‘Supporting research – Researching support’, talk to IAML (UK & Irl) Academic Music Librarians, May 2011]
Library Review 54.8 (2005), 486–491, Studying with special needs: some personal narratives
Brio 41.1 (2004), 46-48, Whittaker Live, a lively blog.
The Scots Magazine 157.5 (2002), p.530, A Notable Discovery [article on James Simpson’s 19th century flute mss]
Box & Fiddle Magazine 27.2 (2002), 34-35, Forgotten treasures: Scottish flute manuscripts at RSAMD
Personnel Training and Education 8.3 (1991), 56-63: But how do I tell them? [User education]
Personnel Training and Education 8.1 (1991), 8-13: Hosting a library school placement: the pleasures and pitfalls (Commended in Personnel Training and Education Essay Competition)
Brio 26.2 (1989), 73-80: A user survey at the RSAMD
Brio book reviews, 1989-1992 (also Reviews Editor)
Scottish Music Review (pending) ‘Scottish Airs in London Dress: Vocal Airs and Dance Tunes in Two 18th Century London Collections’
Understanding Scotland Musically: Folk, Tradition, Modernity (2016), ed. S. McKerrell, G. West (pending), ‘The Changing Nature of Scottish Music: Wynds, Vennels and Dual Carriageways’ http://www.ncl.ac.uk/sacs/staff/publication/216343
Sage Encyclopedia of Music and Culture (pending), 4 articles on “Borders”, “Librarianship”, “Wales: History, culture and geography of music” and “Wales: modern and contemporary musical practice”
Echoes from the Vault, Claimed from Stationers’ Hall: St Andrews Copyright Music Collection. Blogpost, 18 Aug 2016. https://standrewsrarebooks.wordpress.com/2016/08/18/claimed-from-stationers-hall-st-andrews-copyright-music-collection/
Reference Reviews, Vol. 30 no.7 (2016), pp.1–6, ‘Show me a Strathspey: Taking Steps to Digitize Tune Collections’ http://www.emeraldinsight.com/loi/rr
Brio Vol.53 no.1 (2016), pp.35-46 ‘The First Edinburgh Musical Festival’
Fontes Artis Musicae Vol.62.1 (2015), 17-25, ‘Following the Bass: a New Digitisation Project for Scottish Fiddle Tune Resources’
“Arranging.” Music in the Social and Behavioral Sciences: An Encyclopedia. Ed. William Forde Thompson. Vol.1 (Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc., 2014, 83-87. Sage Knowledge. Web.
“Bards.” Music in the Social and Behavioral Sciences: An Encyclopedia. Ed. William Forde Thompson. Vol.2 (Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc., 2014, 123-26. Sage Knowledge. Web.
Scottish Music Review, November 2013, ‘An Unwritten Enlightenment Scottish Musical History, and Two Reconstructed Edinburgh Bookshelves’, <http://www.scottishmusicreview.org/index.php/SMR/article/viewFile/42/36> Abstract:- <http://www.scottishmusicreview.org/index.php/SMR/article/view/42>
Journal of Victorian Culture Online, 29 August 2013, ‘Teaching Cultural History through National Song’, <http://myblogs.informa.com/jvc/2013/08/29/teaching-cultural-history-through-national-song/>
International Review of the Aesthetics and Sociology of Music, 44 (2013) no.1, 57-78, ‘The Accomplished Ladies of Torloisk’
Musical Times 154 no.1923 (Summer 2013), 191-206, ‘Appropriate Melodies and Natural Modes: two Victorian Scottish Songbooks’
CHOMBEC News 14 (2013), 10-11, ‘Scottish songs – and fiddle tunes’
Our Ancient National Airs: Scottish Song Collecting from the Enlightenment to the Romantic Era: Ashgate book, March 2013.
Journal of Victorian Culture Online October 30, 2012, ‘Just another old book of Scottish Tunes?’
Brio 49 no.1 (2012), 49-60, ‘Crowdsourcing the Celtic Bard: Wandering Minstrels and Mournful Harps from the Western Isles to Wales’
Eighteenth Century Scotland 26 (Spring 2012), 30, Review of Blind Ossian’s Fingal: Fragments and Controversy, compiled and translated by James Macpherson, ed. and introduced by Allan Burnett and Linda Andersson Burnett (Edinburgh: Luath, 2011)
Fontes Vol.59 no.1 (2012), 25-38, ‘Minstrels of the Celtic Nations: Metaphors in Early Nineteenth-Century Celtic Song Collections’, based on ‘Minstrels and Metaphors: the hidden messages in early 19th Century Celtic song collections’ presented at IAML 2011, Dublin.
Fontes Vol.59 no.1 (2012), 67-69, Review of The Music Trade in Georgian England, ed. Michael Kassler (Farnham: Ashgate, 2011)
Eighteenth Century Scotland 25 (Spring 2011), 20-21, Review of Erik Simpson, Literary Minstrelsy, 1770-1830: Minstrels and Improvisers in British, Irish, and American Literature (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008)
Library and Information History 26.4 (December 2010), 278-288, ‘From “Anti-Scot”, to “anti-Scottish sentiment”: cultural nationalism and Scottish song in the late 18th – 19th Centuries’. Peer-reviewed.
Eighteenth Century Scotland 24 (Spring 2010), 7-12, Antiquarianism versus creativity in late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century Scottish song
Brio 46.2 (2009), 3-24, Scottish song-collecting c.1760-1848: muddy boots and music books
Musica Scotica Proceedings from 2005/2006 Conferences, 43-49, ‘William Chappell and Scottish Popular Music’ (Glasgow: Musical Scotica Trust, 2008)
Wire Strings, April 2008, 4-9, Alexander Campbell
RMA Research Chronicle 38 (2005), p. 99-141, Nineteenth Century Dundonian Flute Manuscripts found at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama
Brio 40.1, (2003), 27-37, From Dalfield Walk, Dundee to Renfrew Street Glasgow: the James Simpson manuscripts (cited http://bibliolore.org/2011/09/11/a-rediscovered-scottish-folk-manuscript/ on RILM Bibliolore blog, 11.09.2011)