Rock's Backpages

Vendor Description
Rock's Backpages is the definitive archive of music journalism by the finest music writers of the last 50 years and offers libraries:
  • a vast digital archive of over 30,000 articles (reviews, interviews, features and more) from the 1950’s to the present day featuring over four thousand artists ranging from 500-word album (or concert) reviews to 10,000-word interviews and features.
  • 500+ exclusive, and previously unpublished, audio interviews with major icons from Jimi Hendrix to Kurt Cobain.
  • coverage of all types of popular music from the 1950s to the present: from rockabilly to hip hop, Elvis Presley to Eminem, the White Stripes to Amy Winehouse.
  • regular content updates with the addition of at least 50 new articles per week, plus a new audio interview.
  • links with Academic Charts Online (ACO)/Music Industry Data allowing seamless linking for ACO/MIdata users.
  • optimization for all mobile devices for reading and research on the go.
  • social networking with Facebook, Instagram, Tumblr, Twitter & Audioboom to help engage users.
  • discoverable via OCLC WorldCat, ProQuest Summon and the EBSCO Discovery Service.
  • Subscribers receive weekly updates detailing new additions and other updates to the library.
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