The paper reviews, with some historical distance, the circumstances leading to the VMS operating system becoming the basis for developing and implementing the COBISS national shared bibliographic system.
In 1901, the Slovenian newspapers Slovenec and Slovenski narod uniformly reported on the fight for the Slovenian university, although they represented two different political options and were too many times biased in their reporting on current issues. At times, they were even very offensive towards the leaders of the opposition party.
Musicology is in danger of becoming an “orchid-like profession” with no significant role in understanding the spirit of the time because it has remained too concerned with the glorification of the 19th century’s Eurocentric composers. What we need is comparative musicology to capture all the complexity of music – the phenomenon that is deeply implanted in our consciousness and is present in many areas of human life, such as cults, politics, medical treatment, work and law.