Here you can find the records of the RISM Catalog as open data in MARCXML and RDF. You can query the dataset via our SPARQL endpoint.

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 (1) The RISM OPAC data in MARCXML:

  • Complete data set, more than 1,400,000 records and corresponding authority file data:

Note about the relational model:The field links of the musical source files are through the personal name fields 100$0 and 700$0, for corporate names through 710$0, for sigla through 852$x and for catalogs of works and references to secondary literature through the literature short title. In most cases, the target of the link is control field 001; for catalogs/literature it is the short title in 210$a.

(2) The RISM OPAC data in RDF:

(3) GND and VIAF BEACON files for RISM authority records:

Last update: May 2024