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Virtual Subject Library Musicology - ViFaMusik

Department in charge:  Department of Music
Duration: 07-01-2005 -
Funding: German Research Foundation
Cooperation Partners:
  • Staatliches Institut für Musikforschung, Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz (SIM-PK),
  • Gesellschaft für Musikforschung, Kassel (GfM) 
Description of project
The Virtual Subject Library Musicology (ViFaMusik) is a project which has been financially supported by the German Research Foundation since July 2005, in which the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek as the library in charge of the special collection field cooperates with the Staatliches Institut für Musikforschung Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz and the Gesellschaft für Musikforschung. The goal of the project is to provide subject information on a supra-regional level, offering the user fast and comfortable access to musicological information resources of all types.
Since August 2006 the ViFaMusik has been accessible for everybody under It comprises the modules "Literature", "Specialized Data Bases", "Digital Library" and "Scholarly Communication". Among other resources, the bibliography of music publications online, the recent acquisitions and the music subject OPAC of the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, musicological periodicals, an index of relevant internet resources as well as 140 musicological online databases have been integrated.

Jürgen Diet
Phone: ++49 89 28638-2768
Fax: ++49 89 28638-2479