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Australia's Public Service award to former IASA President, Kevin Bradley

On May 3rd 2018 in a ceremony in Canberra, the Governor-General of Australia, the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove, will award our friend, colleague, and former IASA President, Kevin Bradley, with the Public Service Medal (PSM). The medal "recognises outstanding service by employees of the Australian Government" and is the highest award given to Australian public servants.

BBC sound effects library now free online for personal, educational, research uses

A BBC sound effects library is now available online in PCM WAV format for free download for personal, educational, research & non-commercial use.


Extension of the «Call for presentations»

Extension of the «Call for presentations»

There is still some space for submitting presentations during the 49th IASA Annual Conference, that will take place from October 1st to 4th 2018, at the Institute of African Studies (IAS), University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana.

The « Call for presentations » has been extended until March 9th, 2018.

Conference theme:

Access and Accessibility - Archival Policies and Barriers in the Age of Global Information Exchange


Possible sub-themes include:

Shaping the future of audiovisual archiving: new international think tank identifies strategic priorities for the field

The Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision today is releasing its new White Paper, Towards a New Audiovisual Think Tank for Audiovisual Archivists and Cultural Heritage Professionals. The White Paper, the first effort from a new ‘AV Think Tank’ on audiovisual archiving initiated by Sound and Vision, aims to facilitate stakeholders active in the preservation of audiovisual heritage to identify their strategic priorities over the coming decade.



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