About us

DISMARC was created by Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg (RBB) and Angewandte Informationstechnik Forschungsgesellschaft mbH (AIT). DISMARC is administered by AIT.

Angewandte Informationstechnik Forschungsgesellschaft mbH Austria

AIT is an Austrian software and research company and was founded in Graz in 1979. The company specialises in information engineering and development of information systems tailored to complex environments in very different markets including public administration, social/youth welfare and health care. Research work is done primarily in the field of cultural heritage and health information management (e.g. distributed databases, collection management and knowledge engineering using artificial intelligence). AIT has been a technical partner in cooperation projects with the European digital library Europeana since 2008 and is currently processing and delivering more than 8.8 million digital objects for Europeana.

Rundfunk Berlin Brandenburg Germany

RBB is the regional public service broadcaster for the federal states of Berlin and Brandenburg. With bases in both Berlin and the media city of Potsdam-Babelsberg, RBB employs 1,700 staff, runs one regional television channel and seven radio stations, and provides a wide range of online and videotext services. RBB also maintains a sound archive.


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Our content

The content and design of this website is protected by copyright. This also applies to private or commercial websites linking to this site. Angewandte Informationstechnik Forschungsgesellschaft mbH is not responsible for the content of external websites accessed via links contained in this site.

The use of all text from this website is permitted under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Sharealike 3.0 Unported License (CC-BY-SA) and the GNU Free Documentation License (GFDL).

The DISMARC Audio Aggregation platform is an innovative online search platform specifically designed for audio archives and audio content holders. The site connects audio content providers and users from around the world through unique online tools and features.

The DISMARC Audio Aggregation platform facilitates communication between international users by providing multilingual features and a common search interface.

We facilitate communication and interaction between audio archives and the research/user community, but we do not take part in any commercial transactions – we do not sell audio files. The IPR basket tool enables users to complete an online form which sends a request to the owner of the content who will then handle issues of IPR clearance and access to audio and other content.

Whilst making all reasonable effort to ensure the accuracy of information and data published the DISMARC Audio Aggregation platform, the providers of such information and data assume no liability or guarantee in respect of the accuracy, up-to-dateness, reliability, completeness or usability of this information and data. The DISMARC Audio Aggregation platform and the providers of the information and data do so without warranty of any kind.

The DISMARC Audio Aggregation platform and the providers of the information and data assume no liability for damages which are the result of the consultation, transmission or downloading of information and data in electronic form including any attachments (e.g. mp3 files) or the use of electronic web links to such information and data, which are listed on the website. Any use of this website or of any data or information downloaded or obtained by any means whilst using this website, is entirely at the users’ own risk.

Downloads are based on a policy of “fair use”.

The DISMARC Audio Aggregation platform and the content providers reserve the right to alter or remove content, in full or in part, without prior notice.

If data are used in subsequent publications by the users, the source must be identified as follows:

“The DISMARC Audio Aggregation platform www.dismarc.org

You may not use the hosted metadata and audio in any way that violates applicable federal, state or international law, or for any unlawful purpose. You may not use the platform to send or otherwise make available any material protected by intellectual property laws unless you own or control the rights to such material or have received all necessary consents.