Author: Lisa Brown

ISB/Vance Online Research Library – Newsletters Section

Now that you have accessed the ISB/Vance Online Research Library, let’s discuss the fourth and final section – the Newsletters section. In this section there are one to two Bass Lines from 1991 – 2007. In each of the Newsletters you’ll find sections with bass passings, basses for sale, information about upcoming or past conventions and short articles. These offer an opportunity to quickly look at the past as well as read brief articles written by our colleagues. Visit the...

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ISB/Vance Online Research Library – Calendars Section

Now that you have accessed the ISB/Vance Online Research Library, let’s discuss the third section – the Calendars section. The Research Library offers 31 years of bass calendars. If you’re like me then you may not have known that the ISB calendars go back to 1987. Personally, I only have calendars from 2010 to present. Like the previous sections, you can toggle to certain pages, change the screen view, print and download. Exploring the years of calendars gives us the ability to look back at the older calendars to see bass friends lost, younger versions of bass legends and some unforgotten...

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ISB/Vance Online Research Library – Convention Programs Section

Now that you have accessed the ISB/Vance Online Research Library, let’s discuss the second section – the Convention Programs section. In the Convention Programs section, you can explore over 30 years of Convention Programs. Interestingly if you start at the earliest program available in 1984, the conventions were on even years until 1990 then takes three years off until 1993 and continues the odd year pattern we have come to be familiar with. The Programs are set up in a similar way to the Magazines were. You can select standard or full screen view, download or print and toggle to...

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ISB/Vance Online Research Library – Magazine Section

Now that you have accessed the ISB/Vance Online Research Library, let’s discuss the first section – the Magazines section. Lets quickly review the steps to get in the Resource Library Log-in the Members Login on the main ISB page. Once you have logged in, click the Online Library. Enter the Vance Library. Click on links to read back articles of Magazines, Convention Programs, Calendars or  Newsletters. In the Magazines section, you can explore the almost 50 years of Bass World, The International Bassists, Probas, and The Bass Soundpost. In 1967 until 1971, you can read back issues of The Bass...

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