News and announcements pertaining to the University of Washington Libraries Digital Collections and the Digital Initiatives Program.

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

UW Digital Collection first in US to use RISM metadata

17th century aria

The RISM Zentralredaktion which oversees an international project that centrally catalogs music manuscript materials has written an announcement on their web site about the University of Washington Libraries "Music Library Digital Scores Collection" project which harvested RISM metadata from their database.

The article can be viewed at: http://www.rism.info/en/home/newsdetails/article/2/rism-metadata-in-digital-collections.html

RISM also hosts an online catalog and has made links from their catalog to our digital images (Some versions of the catalog will not reflect our images until their July updates).

For direct access to our project go to: http://content.lib.washington.edu/mmweb/index.html

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