New Sounds of Old Judeo-Spanish Songs

18 Apr 2016
New York, USA

"New Sounds of Old Judeo-Spanish Songs"

Dr. Edwin Seroussi (Emanuel Alexandre Professor of Musicology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Director, The Jewish Music Research Centre), contributor Joel Bresler, and discussant Dr. Stephen Blum (CUNY Graduate Center).

Monday, April 18, 2016 at 7pm.

Center for Jewish History 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY

Admission is free.

Please RSVP to: info@jewishmusicforum.org

Winter School for Audiovisual Archiving

17 Feb 2016 to 19 Feb 2016
Hilversum, Netherlands

The Winter School for Audiovisual Archiving is a three day management training, initiated by the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision. It provides (audiovisual) collection managers with the necessary knowledge and skills to implement or improve the digital preservation management of their audiovisual collections. This edition of the Winter School focuses on implementing and updating your preservation policies.

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.

Digital Directions 2015 - fundamentals of creating & managing digital collections

3 Aug 2015 to 5 Aug 2015
Raleigh, NC, USA

New to managing digital collections? Need a refresher? Or are you well into a digital project and want to confirm you are on the right track? We welcome administrators and staff from libraries, archives, museums, and historical organizations, as well as corporate archivists and government records managers - anyone eager to learn about the basics of digitization. Student rates are available.


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