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Events: Happy Holidays 2019!

The RISM Central Office wishes you and your family all the best for a festive holiday season. We would like to thank you for your valuable work this year and we wish you all the best for a happy and successful 2020.  Our office will be closed beginning December 23 and will reopen January 2,...

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New at RISM: Listomania

As part of our regular editing work in the Central Office, we add references to secondary literature—old and new—to records in the RISM database. We do this for many reasons: adding a catalog of works, correcting a mistaken attribution, or enhancing the record with details we did not yet have.

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In the news: Insect of the Year 2019: Red Mason Bee

The Red Mason Bee was chosen as the 2019 Insect of the Year by the environmental organization NABU for Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. It is the most common mason bee in Germany.When we think about bees, we usually think of the busy honey bee. But there are actually many species of bees. Not all...

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Library collections: Bari, Barletta, Crispiano, Lecco, Mantova, Noci, Novara, Sassoferrato, and Vercelli

The newest records in the RISM catalog include music manuscripts that we imported from the Italian database SBN Musica. This is part of an ongoing project that we reported on in August.Records from the following libraries can now be found in RISM:I-BAibimus (19 records)I-BARas (33 records)I-CRIc...

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