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New, free online resources and training on caring for audio materials

New, free online resources and training on caring for audio materials, aimed at non-specialist collection holders.

Sound recording technology has been with us for well over a century, and it’s extremely common to find small quantities of tapes, discs and other formats in gallery, library, archive and museum collections around the UK and beyond, often held as part of larger, more traditional collections.

Call for Presentations extended for IASA 2021

Dear colleagues,
We would like to share with you that the deadline for submitting your proposals for the International Conference Closing the gap for a new
generation of sound and audiovisual archives has been extended until May 28.
We look forward to your participation.
You can register your proposals at:

Reminder: Call for Presentations: IASA Conference 2021

Dear colleagues,

We look forward to receiving your proposals for presentations for the IASA 2021 online conference 27-30 September 2021.

The deadline for submitting proposals is May 3.

IASA welcome proposals for conference presentations on the following topics:


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