audio preservation

Keeping Tracks : A one day symposium on music and archives in the digital age

Date: 
21 Mar 2014
Location: 
London, UK

Where: Conference Centre, British Library

Price: Free, booking essential

A one-day seminar addressing issues in contemporary archiving for record labels, archives, institutions and individuals.

Beginning with a presentation of the British Library’s perspective on cutting-edge audio archiving techniques, delegates will hear from the experts how to best preserve, conserve and transfer sound recordings from physical to digital. The British Library’s pilot digital music deposit project for archiving contemporary releases will be introduced by its creators.

Radio Mogadishu archives get digitized

After more than 60 years of analogue storage in an inadequate environment, the Radio Mogadishu audio archive is being digitized in order to save it from deterioration and introduce the unique Somali historical recordings to new audience.

 

Sound Recording Collections Survey

[posted on behalf of William R. Vanden Dries ]

Digital Audiovisual Preservation in Communities of Practice

Date: 
4 Dec 2013
Location: 
Paris, France

As part of the Presto4U project, PrestoCentre has established a series of nine Communities of Practice in the principal sub-sectors of audiovisual media preservation, bringing together groups of peers in the archival world who share interests and problems specific to the nature of the audiovisual objects they keep. The nine communities represent most of the domains concerned with audiovisual documents. All communities have local specific problems that will be addressed by PrestoCentre.

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