Presentation on theme: "A gateway to contemporary music resources in France Michael Fingerhut Ircam, Paris (France)"— Presentation transcript:
A gateway to contemporary music resources in France Michael Fingerhut Ircam, Paris (France)
IAML 2008, Naples (Italy) 2 How to find (and use) resources concerning contemporary music Resources Documents books, scores, ephemera, periodicals, articles, pictures, recordings, films… Information events, people, organizations… Spread Physical in libraries, archives, museums… Online intranets/internet, web pages, databases… Goals Single-stop access Reduce noise and silence partition berlin, murs paris Provide online contents respecting rights Dont affect existing systems
IAML 2008, Naples (Italy) 3 Framework Past 1995 Dreams (Z39.50) Gateway to ethnomusicological contents IAML talk Yearly call of Culture Ministry for digitization of cultural contents Proposal by a consortium Cdmc (leader), Cité de la musique, Conservatoire de Paris, Eic, Ircam (design), Médiathèque Mahler 2007 Project runs and ends 100,000 records New proposal + Acanthes, Conservatoire de Lyon, 6 centres of contemporary creation 2008 Project runs eContentPlus proposal New national proposal?
IAML 2008, Naples (Italy) 4 Principles: well-defined and relevant sources Gateway to selected partners Periodically retrieves only relevant metadata harvester simple protocol OAI (Open Archive Initiative) common metadata model and language MODS Provides search & browse features local record, remote contents Useful shortcuts mini thesaurus Partners make available The relevant metadata sets Add a connector to each database repository Provide metadata in adequate form Contents as available and allowed Referenced in the metadata Not copied to the gateway Differentiated access on-site / partners / everyone else
IAML 2008, Naples (Italy) 5 Metadata model: simplified MODS Derived from MARC Humanly readable XML Easy conversion from any schemes mostly optional fields Keeps associations people/rôles, subject/author/title… Hierarchical ad inf. Express structure collections/items, cds/tracks, meta- events/events… In the record/from record to record Extensible Instrumentation Rights of access to contents intranet/extranet/internet Pseudo-FRBR
IAML 2008, Naples (Italy) 6 Resource categorization and attributes (encoding) cartographic corporate event mixed material moving image notated music person software sound recording sound recording-musical sound recording-non musical still image text 3D object (media) cassette… concert conférence disque compact… document numérique document imprimé document manuscrit émission exposition groupe dévénements microfiche organisme personne … (nature of resource) adresse atelier bibliothèque… biographie catalogue centre de recherche colloque dictionnaire éditeur festival formation master class monographie note de programme notice dœuvre salle de spectacle … (rôle, instrumentation) auteur compositeur conférencier intervenant musicien interprète instrument(iste)s ensembles
IAML 2008, Naples (Italy) 7 Home page: express search, agenda. Access to detailed search and other sections of the site.
IAML 2008, Naples (Italy) 8 After an express search. Refine results (left), access to records (center), access to contents (right)
IAML 2008, Naples (Italy) 9 Direct access to audio contents with embeded player. To see record, click on blue text.
IAML 2008, Naples (Italy) 10 Detailed record. Access to original record, to audio contents. Identification of holder. Structure.
IAML 2008, Naples (Italy) 11 Refinement: by type of recording (conference vs. musical work).
IAML 2008, Naples (Italy) 12 Refinement: by provider (and location of physical contents or full-length audio contents).
IAML 2008, Naples (Italy) 13 Refinement: by person name (composer, performers, etc.)
IAML 2008, Naples (Italy) 14 Access to original record, to parent record, to MODS source.
IAML 2008, Naples (Italy) 15 Source record
IAML 2008, Naples (Italy) 16 Indexing the Grove as if it were a repository.
IAML 2008, Naples (Italy) 17 Local record mentions access restrictions to the Grove record (subscription required).
IAML 2008, Naples (Italy) 18 Example of a detailed search (of events). Other detailed search forms available.
IAML 2008, Naples (Italy) 19 Online documentation of the model used by the gateway.
IAML 2008, Naples (Italy) 20 Project status Contents Ca. 100,000 records Google indexes 60% Ca. 20% online contents audio video print manuscripts Current developments Multilingualism Fuller documentation Ongoing digitization METS for preservation Genericization For gateways to other kinds of resources Rights Future New partners BnF, Ina Semantic navigation Go European(a)