On the evening of Tuesday 24 January the British Library hosted the final sell-out Sound (re)discovery event. The evening was a showcase of live music and a demonstration of early sound recording with 40 tickets available – and all were sold out before the day. We were joined by members of the Orchestra of the [...]
Last Saturday was the Europeana Sounds’ Wikipedia edit-a-thon, hosted by the British Library. This was a bold mission to provide as many Wikipedia articles as possible in the short time available with relevant sound recordings. […]
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. […]
We’ve all heard of the recent trend in boosting creativity: ambient sounds of cafés and restaurants, So, if a café atmosphere help you work better, what about a pub? If you have ever sat in an old community pub with a crackling fire on a chilly night and just absorbed the aura surrounding you, you might know what we mean. Of course, it can be noisy, with rattling glasses, chatty people and laughter here and there, but pubs ooze a charm that is hard to resist. […]
Have a passion for sounds, nature, or just for making Wikipedia better? If yes, and you’ll be in or near London on Saturday 7th November, then come along to the British Library! Image from British Library Flickr stream , CC BY. […]
1st International Digital Libraries for Musicology workshop (DLfM 2014) organised in conjunction with the ACM/IEEE Digital Libraries conference 2014, London, 8-12th September 2014 Alexander Schindler from AIT Austrian Institute of Technology will present a paper on Europeana Sounds.