The following message has been posted by the ARSC Outreach Committee. If you
have any questions, please click on the links or e-mail addresses below.
--- ARSC PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP 2011 ---
The Education and Training Committee of the Association for Recorded Sound
Collections presents "Audio Archives 101: Identification, Organization,
Preservation." The workshop will be held on Wednesday, May 11, 9:00 a.m. -
5:00 p.m., at the Wilshire Grand, Los Angeles, California.
This day-long workshop is aimed primarily at students; those new to audio
archiving; and experienced professional archivists, librarians, and
administrators who find themselves dealing with the challenges of legacy
audio formats for the first time. Speaker presentations and hands-on
activities will focus on media identification, appraisal, care and
maintenance, and reformatting of the most common types of sound recordings.
The workshop registration fee is not included in the conference registration
fee. Early workshop registration (postmarked by April 19) is $75 for ARSC
members, $85 for non-members, and $40 for student members. After that date,
registration is $85 for ARSC members, $100 for non-members, and $45 for
student members. Detailed information about the workshop can be found at:
Please direct all workshop-related questions to the Education and Training
Karen Fishman: [log in to unmask], 202-707-5856
Aaron Bittel: [log in to unmask], 310-825-1695
The 2011 ARSC Conference, May 11-14, offers a number of learning
opportunities. Please see the preliminary program details at:
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.