audio preservation

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.

1st International Workshop on Digital Philology for the Preservation of Sound Archives

17 Sep 2015
Piazzola sul Brenta, Italy

Welcome to the 1st International Workshop on Digital Philology for the Preservation of Sound Archives.

The Workshop is scheduled for Thursday, 17th of September 2015 at the magnificent Villa Contarini - Fondazione Ghirardi, in Piazzola sul Brenta, near Padova, Italy.

This Workshop brings together world-renown experts in the fields of archival science and computer science in order to discuss the importance of digital philology in the preservation of sound heritage.

SOIMA 2015: unlocking sound & image heritage

3 Sep 2015 to 4 Sep 2015
Brussels, Belgium

SOIMA 2015:

See, Listen and Share!

3 & 4 September 2015, Brussels (BE)
What? This is an international conference on ensuring a safe and creative future for sound and image heritage. Twelve national and international institutions are supporting the event.


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