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IASA Technical Committee

Standards, Recommended Practices and Strategies

Guidelines on the Production and Preservation of Digital Audio Objects

IASA-TC04, Second Edition


Edited by Kevin Bradley

Contributing authors

Kevin Bradley, National Library of Australia, President IASA and Vice Chair IASA TC; Mike Casey, Indiana University; Stefano S. Cavaglieri, Fonoteca Nazionale Svizzera; Chris Clark, British Library (BL); Matthew Davies, National Film and Sound Archive (NFSA); Jouni Frilander, Finnish Broadcasting Company; Lars Gaustad, National Library of Norway and Chair IASA TC; Ian Gilmour, NFSA; Albrecht Hefner, Sudwestrudfunk, Germany; Franz Lechleitner, Phonogrammarchiv of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (OAW); Guy Marechal, PROSIP; Michel Merten, Memnon; Greg Moss, NFSA; Will Prentice, BL; Dietrich Schuller, OAW; Lloyd Stickells and Nadia Wallaszkovits, OAW.


Reviewed by the IASA Technical Committee which included at the time (in addition to those above)
Tommy Sjoberg, Folkmusikens Hus, Sweden; Bruce Gordon, Harvard University; Bronwyn Officer, National Library of New Zealand; Stig L. Molneryd,The National Archive of Recorded Sound and Moving Images, Sweden; George Boston; Drago Kunej, Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts; Nigel Bewley, BL; Jean-Marc Fontaine, Laboratoire d’Acoustique Musicale; Chris Lacinak; Gilles St. Laurent, Library and Archives, Canada; and Xavier Sene, Bibliotheque Nationale de France.


Published by the International Association of Sound and Audio Visual Archives
c/o Secretary-General:
Ilse Assmann
Media Libraries
South African Broadcasting Corporation
PO Box 931, 2006 Auckland Park
South Africa

1st Edition Published 2004
2nd Edition Published 2009
IASA-TC04 Guidelines in the Production and Preservation of Digital Audio Objects: standards, recommended practices, and strategies: 2nd edition/ edited by Kevin Bradley

This publication provides guidance to audiovisual archivists on a professional approach to the production and preservation of digital audio objects

Includes bibliographical references and index
ISBN 978-91-976192-2-6

Copyright: International Association of Sound and Audio Visual Archives (IASA) 2009

Translation is not permitted without the consent of the IASA Executive Board and may only be undertaken in accordance with the Guidelines & Policy Statement,Translation of Publications Guidelines, Guidelines for the Translation of IASA Publications & Workflow for Translations

This publication is approved by the Sub-Committee on Technology of the Memory of the World Programme of UNESCO


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