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Resource Difficulty Year Type Author
A Study of Embedded Metadata Support in Audio Recording Software 2011 Article Chris Lacinak, Walter Forsberg
The State of Recorded Sound Preservation in the United States: A National Legacy at Risk in the Digital Age 2010 Report Rob Bamberger, Sam Brylawski
Digital Audio Interstitial Errors: Raising Awareness and Developing New Methodologies for Detection 2010 Article Chris Lacinak
Archival Sounds: The British Library 2010 Article Patricia Sleeman, University of London Computing Centre
Digital Archiving of Audio Content Using Winisis and Greenstone Software: A Manual for Community Radio Managers 2009 Handbook K. Rajasekharan, K.M. Nafala, Bimal Kanti Sen
Unlocking Audio 2009 conference - Keynote presentation 2009 Presentation Charles Leadbeater
Unlocking Audio Conference 2009: Connecting with Listeners 2009 Website British Library
What do social networks tell us about the discovery, sharing and re-use of audio resources? 2009 Presentation Andy Powell
Guidelines on the Production and Preservation of Digital Audio Objects (Web version) 2009 Best Practice IASA Technical Committee, Kevin Bradley
Tape Degradation Factors and Challenges in Predicting Tape Life 2008 Report Richard L. Hess
Manual of Analogue Sound Restoration Techniques 2008 Best Practice Peter Copeland
International Preservation News. Number 46. Preservation of Audiovisual Collections, Still Images and Sound 2008 Magazine IFLA [International Federation of Library Associations]
Archival Sound Recordings Project: Lessons Learned 2007 Report British Library Digitization Programme
Sounds familiar? 2007 Website British Library