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Association for Recorded Sound Collections celebrates World Day fr Audiovisual Heritage 2015 with an annoucement

27 October 2015

The Outreach Committee of the Association for Recorded Sound Collections (ARSC) posts the following message.


October 27 is World Day for Audiovisual Heritage. The theme for the 10th anniversary is "Archives at Risk - Protecting the World's Identities."

To commemorate the day, the Association for Recorded Sound Collections announces:

-- AMP! (ARSC Media & Publications), an online tool that lets you search all ARSC Journal articles, conference recordings, and slide presentations, by Keyword, Author, Title, Volume, and Year. The general public can access full-text PDFs of ARSC Journal Volumes 1 (1967) to 26 (1995). Conference recordings from 1994 to 2010 are available to the general public.

-- ARSC President, Patrick Feaster, signed the Coordinating Council of Audiovisual Archives Associations (CCAAA) declaration, "Safeguarding Endangered Archives: A Shared Vision."

The Association for Recorded Sound Collections is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation and study of sound recordings -- in all genres of music and speech, in all formats, and from all periods. ARSC is unique in bringing together private individuals and institutional professionals -- everyone with a serious interest in recorded sound.