uCalgary receives grant to digitize EMI Music Canada Archive

August 3, 2016

The University of Calgary has received a $275K grant from The Andrew W Mellon Foundation to design effective methods for reformatting, preserving, and administering access to the recordings included in the EMI Music Canada Archive. uCalgary explains that the files will be digitized and placed online to broaden access to these recordings. Donald J Waters, senior program officer at The Andrew W Mellon Foundation, commented that “our hope is that the operational design and methodologies developed at Calgary for such an extensive project will provide an effective model for addressing similar challenges at other libraries, archives and museums.” uCalgary