August 2016

Discover the Fado Museum Digital Sound Archive

August 30th, 2016|Music, News|

On June 2016, the Museu do Fado Digital Sound Archive was open for public enjoyment. That project responds to a growing interest from the general public, but also the Fado community awareness of the relevance of historical sound recordings. It also answers the academic interest on historical recordings. […]

Melodrama, snide humour and parody

August 29th, 2016|Music, News|

Early 20th century word and tone poems from the German Music Archive of the German National Library on Youtube […]

Strength lies in numbers: results of Europeana Sounds’ Crowdsourcing Campaign

August 24th, 2016|Music, News|

From the 20th of June till the 30th of June, Europeana Sounds actively asked the help of the crowd for improving the information of its musical recordings. […]

Come on a sound safari with the British Library and Wikimedia

August 22nd, 2016|News|

On Saturday 8th October 2016 the British Library will be hosting its second Europeana Sounds Wikipedia edit-a-thon. Everyone is welcome to participate (for free) and you can even join in the fun remotely. […]

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Data processing for digital libraries: the experience of the BnF with the Europeana Sounds project

August 17th, 2016|News|

This paper by Anila Angjeli (Bibliothèque nationale de France, Metadata department), Bertrand Caron (Bibliothèque nationale de France, Metadata department) and Emmanuelle Bermes (Bibliothèque nationale de France, Directorate of services and networks) was presented at the WLIC 2016 Satellite meeting “Data in libraries: the big picture”, in Chicago on 10 August 2016. It is licenced under Creative Commons CC BY 4.0. […]

Culture of refugees is a main topic during summer 2016

August 9th, 2016|Music, News|

Four songs travelled forth and back between Afghanistan and Germany. And the journey goes on. […]