The Colorado Collections Connnection is a statewide organization of libraries, archives and museums that pursues training and policy development in areas of common concern. From a layperson’s viewpoint, these three types of entities might all seem the same, but they have different priorities and missions; professionals who work in these organizations tend to congregate with […]
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This post offers some simple tips to help collectors extend the life of analog recording media and prioritize their preservation for the long term. We live in a lucky time: we have sound recordings available to us at our very fingertips. Recorded sound surrounds us, and recordings – spoken or sung – are an […]"oral history", Airshow, Analog, archiving, audio, audio quality, cassettes, delamination, digitization, Library of Congress, Mastering, Media, Preservation, reel-to-reel, restoration, Restoration Center, sticky shed syndrome, Storage, transfers, vinyl
This month, Airshow completed the transfer of Naropa University’s complete analog tape collection: 4,148 recordings from the 6,000+-piece archive were transferred by four audio techs over 2+years, resulting in over 4,500 hours of digitized audio ready for online storage. Naropa was founded 40 years ago, during a wave of Western interest in Buddhism. Over the […]Airshow, Allen Ginsberg, analog tape, Angie Mickle, Anna Frick, archiving, audio, digitization, GRAMMY Foundation, Harry Smith, Jack Kerouac, Jon Gold, metadata, Naropa University, Paul Humphrey, restoration, Restoration Center, William S. Burroughs