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Online cataloguing systems in Italy

With a special focus on music

First experiences

A format for the national bibliography
1977-1978: Bibliomi
A first experience of an automated system for music libraries
A complete general cataloguing system in Trento
1985: SBN, Servizio Bibliotecario Nazionale
The national library system
  Format: UNIMARC, adapted and simplified

Music in SBN

Music in the Italian national library catalogue
Project: 1986, as a separate database
1989: Online and first dedicated OPAC
2004: Merged within the general library catalogue
2011: New OPAC