Miguel Ángel García and Jorge Galván at the time of presentation
On the occasion of the 16th Conference on Popular Music held in Oiartzun, Miguel Ángel García and Jorge Galván, members of Wikimedia Spain, participated with a talk on the experience of inclusion of the music library from the Joaquín Díaz Foundation in Wikimedia Commons. The event took place in Soinuenea, a museum and documentation center on folk music, whose funds are composed by musical instruments (more than 1400 units of the Basque Country and the rest of the world), library (more than 5800 books) and music library (more than 4800 units on disc, cassette and CD).
Other talks focused on EMSIME, Document Management System for the Heritage of the Museums of the General Inventory of the Basque Country, by Rosa Ramírez; Ondarebideak, application for the management of Cultural Heritage, by Maddalen López la Calle; MIMO: an on-line database of musical instruments in public collections, by Manel Barcons Carbonell; the Archive of Oral Heritage of the Museo do Pobo Galego, by M. Concepción Losada Vázquez y Sergio de la Ossa; the experience of the Archive of Traditional Asturian Music, by Alfonso Fernández; Availability and ownership of multimedia information on cultural heritage in legislation, by Isabel Hernando Collazos; and Internet as a window for preserving and showing the cultural heritage, by Gerrit van der Veer.
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