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December 15, 2012
The January 2013 issue of Choice has recognized the EVIA Digital Archive Project as one of the most significant electronic works reviewed in the previous calendar year. The EVIA Project was one among twenty-nine Outstanding Titles in the Social and Behavioral Sciences Category. In addition to being named an Outstanding Title, the EVIA Project was recognized amount Choice's Outstanding Academic Titles, 2012: Top 10 Websites. The EVIA Digital Archive Project is managed by the Archives of Traditional Music and the Institute for Digital Arts and Humanities at Indiana University. Originally funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the EVIA Project was a major collaboration between multiple units at Indiana University and the University of Michigan.
November 1, 2012
The Archives of Traditional Music is pleased to announce that its cataloging staff have completed the MARC record cataloging of a large Latin American shellac disc collection that was purchased by the ATM in the 1970s by Frank Gillis. The collection of 78rpm discs contains a wide variety of popular music from countries in Latin American from the 1920s through the 1970s, and includes genres such as boleros, tangos, cumbias, son, plenas, guarachas, merengues, rock, waltzes, foxtrots, beguines, cha-chas, mambos, calypsos, joropos, and many others.