When digitized and stowed away on disks, musical data isn’t terribly different from most business documents. But peeling back the layers to be able to find and use musical data calls for knowledge of the potential musical connections, attributes and metadata with each file that “may not necessarily be immediate to someone who had not come from a music background,” says Adam Wead, systems and digital collections librarian for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, Library and Archives division.
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