audio preservation

Keep Our Sounds Alive: Principles and Practical Aspects of Sustainable Audio Preservation

Date: 
23 May 2016
Location: 
Prague, Czech Republic
Website: 
http://www.inforum.cz/en/detailed-programme#workshop-b-keep-our-sounds-alive-principles-and-practical-aspects-of-sustainable-audio-preservation-in-english

This workshop will be led by Dietrich Schüller. It focuses on a number of key aspects of the preservation of audiovisual documents in the long-term.

Saving America’s Radio Heritage: Radio Preservation, Access, and Education

Date: 
26 Feb 2016 to 27 Feb 2016
Location: 
Washington, USA
Website: 
http://radiopreservation.org/

This conference is free and open to the public. No registration is required. We encourage all interested in radio preservation to attend. Spread the news!

If you would like to be added to our mailing list, contact: michele.hilmes@gmail.com.

Radio Preservation Task Force Conference
Saving America’s Radio Heritage: Radio Preservation, Access, and Education

Friday 26 February – Library of Congress, Madison Building, Washington, DC; and

new ARSC Guide to Audio Preservation

The new ARSC Guide to Audio Preservation, edited by Sam Brylawski, Maya Lerman, Robin Pike, Kathlin Smith was released recently.

Commissioned for and sponsored by the National Recording Preservation Board of the Library of Congress, and co-published by the Association for Recorded Sound Collections, the Council on Library and Information Resources, and The Library of Congress.

Survey of Existing Sound Recordings in Collections in United States

In 2014, AVPreserve and the Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC), with funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, undertook an in-depth, multi-faceted assessment to quantify the existing audio items held in institutional collections throughout the United States. This was performed in response to The Library of Congress National Recording Preservation Plan and its call for the appraisal of collections, as well as to establish a foundation for articulating the current preservation need of sound recordings in collections nationwide.

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