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PW-50288-09

University of Rochester (Rochester, NY 14627-0001)
James Farrington (Project Director: 08/04/2008 to present)

Digitizing Public Domain Musical Scores and Books from the Sibley Music Library

The digitization of 10,000 rare or unique late 19th- and early 20th-century musical scores and books for online access through the university's digital repository, the rehousing of original materials, and the production of preservation photocopies.

The principal goal of this project is to provide free online access to approximately 10,000 uncommon public domain musical scores and books selected from the collections of the Sibley Music Library at the Eastman School of Music. Our plan is to digitize and make them available from the University of Rochester???s Digital Repository.

Project fields:
Music History and Criticism

Program:
Humanities Collections and Reference Resources

Division:
Preservation and Access

Total amounts:
$273,820 (approved)
$273,820 (awarded)

Grant period:
5/1/2009 – 5/31/2011