Descriptive Metadata for
Audio-Oriented Digital Collections


Audio-Oriented Digital Collections

The following collections were included in this study. See selection criteria.

Archival Sound Recordings [ASR]
British Library
http://sounds.bl.uk

Spoken Word Services [SWS]
Glasgow Caledonian University
http://www.spokenword.ac.uk

CHARM (AHRC Research Centre for the History and Analysis of Recorded Music) [CHARM]
Arts and Humanities Research Council
Royal Holloway University of London
King's College London
University of Sheffield
http://www.charm.rhul.ac.uk/

The Virtual Gramophone: Canadian Historical Sound Recordings [VG]
Library and Archives Canada
http://collectionscanada.ca/gramophone/index-e.html

National Film & Sound Archive, Australia [NFSA]
http://www.screensound.gov.au

Dismarc (Discovering Music Archives) [Dismarc]
Europeana Digital Library (music component)
http://www.dismarc.org

DEKKMMA (Digitalisatie van het Etnomusicologisch Klankarchief van het Koninklijk Museum voor Midden-Afrika / Digitization of the Ethnomusicological Sound Archive of the Royal Museum for Central Africa) [DEKKMMA]
Royal Museum for Central Africa (RMCA)
Université Libre de Bruxelles
Ghent University
http://music.africamuseum.be/

Milman Parry Collection [MPC]
Harvard University
http://chs119.harvard.edu/mpc/

Digital Library of Appalachia [DLA]
Appalachian College Association Central Library
http://www.aca-dla.org/dlamusic/dlamusic.html

The James Koetting Ghana Field Recording Collection [JKC]
Brown University
http://dl.lib.brown.edu/koetting/

Cylinder Preservation and Digitization Project [CPDP]
University of California, Santa Barbara
http://cylinders.library.ucsb.edu/overview.php

Traditional Music and Spoken Word Catalog [TMSWC]
American Folklife Centre
http://memory.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/html/afccards/afccards-home.html

Fiddle Tunes of the Old Frontier: The Henry Reed Collection [HRC]
Library of Congress, American Memory
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/collections/reed/

Xeno-Canto America: Bird sounds from the Americas [XCA]
Xeno-Canto Foundation
Naturalis: National Museum of Natural History (Holland)
http://www.xeno-canto.org/america

The Freesound Project [FSP]
Music Technology Group (MTG) of the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona)
http://www.freesound.org

ILAM (International Library of African Music) Digital Sound Archive [ILAM]
International Library of African Music
Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa
http://ilam.ru.ac.za/
http://greenstone.ilam.ru.ac.za

Vincent Voice Library (G. Robert Vincent Voice Library) [VVL]
Michigan State University Libraries
http://vvl.lib.msu.edu/index.cfm

SemArch (Semitisches Tonarchiv) [SemArch]
Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg,Seminar für Sprachen und Kulturen des Vorderen Orients Semitistik
http://www.semarch.uni-hd.de/index.php4?&lang=en

 

This website was created by John Huck in March, 2010
School of Library and Information Studies
University of Alberta