Editor: Paul S. Ulrich
with the assistance of the members of the Directory Working Group
(Maria Teresa Iovinelli, Nicole Leclercq, Roger Rennenberg and Willem Rodenhuis)
The SIBMAS International Directory of Performing Arts Collections and Institutions lists over 7000 international institutions with material relating to the performing arts (theatre, opera, music, ballet, film, circus, radio, television, cabaret, pantomime). Not only basic information about the institution is provided, but also information about collections found within the institutions.
Access to the Directory is by name of institution (local name and English), by name of collections within the institution and by location (English name of the city).
Although every attempt has been made to provide current
about the institutions and the holdings, it is quite possible that we
not been informed of changes regarding individual institutions and
It is also possible that we do not know of the existence of an
or a collection. If this is the case, please inform us, so that we can
make the corresponding modifcations to our database.
Article about the Directory delivered by Paul S. Ulrich at the 24th International Congress in Rome, 3-7, September 2002: The SIBMAS International Directory of Performing Arts Collections and Institutions Online. The Transition from Printed Volume to Online Service How it was done, why was it done, how is it being received?