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S. Tuppen. Early Music Online: Opening up the British Library's 16th-Century Music Books

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Sandra Tuppen (British Library).
Music Linked Data Workshop, 12 May 2011, JISC, London.

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  1. 1. Early Music Online A pilot project to digitise 300 of the earliest volumes of printed music from the British Library’s collections <ul><li>Opening up the British Library’s music collection to all </li></ul><ul><li>Some of the world’s oldest and rarest printed music (ca. 21,000 images) to be made freely available online </li></ul><ul><li>Open educational licence to encourage use and re-purposing of content and embedding in teaching and research </li></ul><ul><li>Enhancing resource discovery </li></ul><ul><li>Detailed inventories of the books’ contents to be created for the first time, with access points for composer and title </li></ul><ul><li>Data to be included in British Library catalogue, COPAC and RISM music database, with links to digitised content from each </li></ul><ul><li>Encouraging digital scholarship </li></ul><ul><li>Digital images to be provided to Aruspix project, which is developing an OCR and transcription tool for early music </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing best practice </li></ul><ul><li>Results of pilot project to be shared with others involved in the digitisation of music sources </li></ul>www.earlymusiconline.org Funded by JISC as part of the Rapid Digitisation programme 2011
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