Terry McGee Posted March 27, 2014 Share Posted March 27, 2014 (edited) Just to mention that the MIMO (Musical Instruments Museums On-line) website has been upgraded and can be seen at: http://www.mimo-international.com/index.html From the announcement: It is with great pleasure that we are able to announce the launch of a significantly updated and improved version of the MIMO website. The new site will go live on 28th March, 2014. This has been made possible by contributions from, five of the original project partners (The University of Edinburgh, Cité de la musique, Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Muziekinstrumentenmuseum, Association "Amici del Museo degli Strumenti Musicali,").The site is being launched in beta mode and will initially only be in English and French, however, all six of the original partners' languages will be added over the next few months. We invite you to view and test the site and would be grateful for any feedback you can offer. Please respond via the Contact link. Further improvements will be added later in the year as a result of a generous contribution made by CIMCIM.Other positive news is that, since the announcement at last year's CIMCIM conference in Oxford of the two African collections that were about to join, we have added two more museums to the partnership - the Museu de la Música in Barcelona and the Royal College of Music in London. We are also very close to confirming the addition of a major collection in Asia, details of which we hope to announce shortly. In addition to new content in MIMO, this will mean that additional languages will be incorporated into the search functionality. Not too much in concertina entries yet, but maybe some people are unaware of. To search, select "Search the Collections" on the page mentioned. Then put terms in the search box and press go. I got 37 hits for "concertina". If you then click on the magnifying glass for any entry, you get to see all the details and an image (if available). Click on the image thumbnail for a bigger version.You can go back to the search page, or click "next" or "previous" to tab through the hits. There's more, but that should get you started. Here's an image from MIMO of an instrument at Edinburgh: As I say, early days for MIMO yet, but a resource for the future in the making, and might already help locate something of interest. Terry Edited March 28, 2014 by Terry McGee Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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