Resources, Archives, Museums, Publications
- Ethnographic Video for Instruction and Analysis (EVIA) Digital Archive: The EVIA Digital Archive Project, a joint effort of Indiana University and the University of Michigan, is a digital archive of ethnographic video for use by scholars and instructors. This project is global in scope and currently the only project of its kind that will collect, copy, annotate, and preserve ethnographic video on the web.
- Qualitative Data Analysis Lab: Located in the Social Science Research Commons, the Qualitative Data Analysis Lab is a space in which faculty and graduate students of IU-Bloomington can try out and gain training on a range of research equipment, including audio and video equipment for field recording, transcription pedals and software, sound and video editing software, and qualitative data analysis software.
- Scholars' Commons Digitization Lab: The Digitization Lab at the Wells Library is a multidisciplinary technical lab equipped with audio and video equipment, software, hardware.
- Folklore and Ethnomusicology Multimedia Collection
- The Ruth E. Aten World Doll Collection
- Old-Time Music and Dance Award
- Archives of Traditional Music (ATM): The ATM is one of the largest university-based ethnographic sound archives in the United States with holdings that cover a wide range of cultural and geographical areas, verbal and musical arts, and audio-visual recording formats.
IU Liberian Collections is a part of the ATM and enhances the ATM’s rich holdings of audio and videotaped recordings of Liberian music and dance. Find them on Facebook and YouTube.
Archives of African American Music and Culture (AAAMC): The AAAMC is devoted to collecting and disseminating primary and secondary source materials on African-American music and culture.
Folklore Archives: The Folklore Archives is an extensive holding of documents and collections, mostly in paper formats, centered on traditional expressive forms and belief systems, worldwide in scope but with an emphasis on the US Midwest and the state of Indiana.
- Warren E. Roberts Museum of Early Indiana Life: A website and virtual museum, constructed in homage to the late Warren E. Roberts (1924-1999).
- Mathers Museum of World Cultures: The Mathers Museum of World Cultures is IU’s museum of ethnography, ethnology, and cultural history. MMWC strongly supports the work of students and faculty in folklore studies and ethnomusicology and is the organizational home for Traditional Arts Indiana. The museum curates extensive ethnographic and photographic collections from around the world and organizes exhibitions and programs of interest to folklorists and ethnomusicologists.
- Traditional Arts Indiana (TAI): TAI is a partnership between the Mathers Museum of World Cultures and the Indiana Arts Commission. As Indiana’s statewide folk and traditional arts research and programming organization, it aims to document, promote and present Indiana's traditional arts and artists.
The Journal of Folklore Research is a publication of the Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology at Indiana University. Edited by Ray Cashman, JFR provides an international forum for research of the world's traditional creative and expressive forms. Since July 2002, JFR has been published and distributed by Indiana University Press.
The JFR Reviews offers timely and concise reviews of recent works (including books, museum exhibits, scholarly websites, DVD and CR-ROM productions, and video and film documentaries) relevant to the discipline of folkloristics. Edited by John McDowell with Henry Glassie, William Hansen, and Emily Burke.
- Trickster Press:
Trickster Press is a student-led, not-for-profit folklore publishing house of the Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology.
- Folklore Forum:
Folklore Forum is a journal published by Trickster Press. It encourages the free-flowing exchange of research and ideas on all aspects of folklore and ethnomusicology.
- Museum Anthropology Review: Museum Anthropology Review is a journal of museum and material culture studies edited by Jason Baird Jackson and published by the Mathers Museum of World Cultures.