Rigler-Deutsch Index Magnetic Tape Recovery Project data set
Documentation pertaining to efforts begun in 2013 to capture the contents of 31 vintage computer tapes containing data from the Rigler and Deutsch Index of Recorded Sound (RDI), a union catalog of 78-rpm disc holdings from several major research libraries, including the Stanford Archive of Recorded Sound, produced in 1985. Also included is a copy of the final report from the original RDI project.
Documentation for the project through first quarter of 2014, including procedures, documents, python code, source data, output data, and archives of the two MySQL databases: 8.8+ million rows of data, 1+ million discographic records.
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