Cataloguing Standards

Standards for Cataloguing of Instruments during fieldwork have been agreed by the project Steering Group.

The document also includes information about basic data structures for object records in the MINIM-UK database.

Directory of Collections

The Directory of Collections is an evolving, searchable register of public UK collections known to hold musical instruments.

See the Latest News posts for information about changes and additions.


The public interface will launch in October 2017, though participating collections will have access from January 2017. See our Latest News postings for updates.