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Naxos Music LibraryNaxos Music Library [NML] is the world's largest online classical music library offering streaming access to more than 39,000 CDs with more than 562,000 tracks. NML offers the catalogs of more than 50 classical, jazz and world music labels, including BIS, Chandos, CPO, Haenssler, Hungaroton, Marco Polo, Vanguard Classics, VOX, and Naxos. World music content is provided by ARC, Celestial Harmonies and others; and there is also jazz, film music, nostalgia, classic and contemporary rock content. Other resources offered by NML include synopses of over 700 operas, a pronunciation guide for composer and artist names and a glossary of musical terms. Search by composer, work and label; keyword search; or an advanced search engine with up to 10 combined search criteria. Music and recordings are streaming and may not be copied or downloaded. NML is updated monthly with approximately 500 new CDs. Users can create private playlists by clicking on the Playlist tab, then clicking on Sign-up to create a playlist account. Playlists can be accessed via a free iPhone app as well as the NML web site.

University of Maine faculty may create and edit public playlists, which will be accessible to all University of Maine users on the NML site under the “Playlist” tab. For information on how to login to create and edit playlists, UMaine faculty should contact librarian Nancy Lewis (nancy.lewis@umit.maine.edu or 581-3613).

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