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History, Memory and Music: The Repatriation of Digital Audio to Yolngu Communities or Memory as Metadata

Toner, Peter


Metadata, as is well known, is data about data. It is certainly possible to develop a much more elaborate definition, and others are in a much better position to do so than I am. For my purposes, I would like to strip back the definition of metadata to its essential core, and that is data about data. In particular, though, I have two kinds of data in mind. The reference data are digitized audio recordings made in northeast Arnhem Land between the mid-1920s and the early 1980s—but they...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2004
Type: Conference paper
Book Title: Researchers, Communities, Institutions and Sound Recordings
Access Rights: Open Access


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