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2015 Annual IASA Conference Registration Now Open!

Dear friends,

Registration for the International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives 2015 annual conference, "All for One -- One for All: Common Concerns -- Shared Solutions", is now open and available online at: http://2015.iasa-web.org

Our 46th annual conference is being hosted 27 September through 1 October by the Bibliothèque nationale de France, in the city of light, Paris, France.

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.

FIAT/IFTA World Conference : call for papers

The 2015 FIAT/IFTA World Conference will take place in Vienna from October 7th until October 10th 2015.

This year theme will be:
 
“Audiovisual Culture, a bridge to the future”

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