This might be of some interest to folks here.
From: Rachel S Fox Von Swearingen <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Tuesday, September 15, 2020 10:23 AM
To: 'MLA-L' <[log in to unmask]>
Subject: [EXT] [MLA-L] Virtual event on SU's Bell Brothers Latin American & Caribbean 45s
Hello, MLA folks!
Please see below for a free virtual event on Syracuse University's Special Collections Research Center (which houses the Belfer Audio Archive) and their preservation project for the Bell Brother's Latin American & Caribbean 45's collection. Read more about the collection on the finding aid.<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__library.syr.edu_digital_guides_b_bell-5Flatin.htm&d=DwMFAg&c=kbmfwr1Yojg42sGEpaQh5ofMHBeTl9EI2eaqQZhHbOU&r=y8gjSzCXrcyFEbWW8dBceAIiy6dK9EANOvN0_YIOO_4&m=ew6oETIRQJZp87saVnHNp9IODecGRxbUnT_s7vh4KYw&s=yITij9OS7GTrRW8RGmtZkSIjdOCBpux_ZDMeRXdgmrM&e=>
Wednesday, September 23 at 4 p.m. EST
Register by emailing your name and email to [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>
Syracuse University Libraries' Digital Library Program will host a virtual event on Wednesday, September 23 at 4 p.m. EST to discuss how it is partnering with the Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) to build the Latin American 45s digital collection. Through cross-department partnerships, the Digital Library Program is providing campus access to the University's unique digital offerings while promoting their innovative reuse and exploration through teaching and learning.
This virtual event will highlight the challenges around the digital stewardship of rare and unique materials and share examples of current projects, including a multi-year effort to digitize, describe, and preserve the Bell Brothers Collection of Latin American and Caribbean Recordings, due to be released for the campus community as a stand-alone digital collection through a newly designed portal in Fall 2020. The virtual event will include a behind-the-scenes look at SCRC's Belfer Audio Laboratory and Archive, home to the first studio ever designed solely for audio preservation.
The Digital Library Program comprises an interdisciplinary team of professionals from across the Libraries who come together to commit their time and talent in spearheading a variety of digital initiatives that spotlight the richness of the Libraries' myriad collections and enhance the Libraries' campus partnerships.
This program is the first in a series about the Digital Library Program and how it engages with partners and colleagues to bring the University's hidden, unique content into the digital light. The program is open to the public. Advance registration is required by emailing [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]> with your name and email. The Zoom link will be sent to registered attendees the day prior.
Rachel Fox Von Swearingen
Librarian for Music & Performing Arts
Interim Collection Development & Analysis Librarian
Syracuse University Libraries
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222 Waverly Ave., Syracuse, NY 13244
Need more help? Check out the library research guides for music & performing arts<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__researchguides.library.syr.edu_prf.php-3Faccount-5Fid-3D37761&d=DwMFAg&c=kbmfwr1Yojg42sGEpaQh5ofMHBeTl9EI2eaqQZhHbOU&r=y8gjSzCXrcyFEbWW8dBceAIiy6dK9EANOvN0_YIOO_4&m=ew6oETIRQJZp87saVnHNp9IODecGRxbUnT_s7vh4KYw&s=jyrBHdtDw0J64wy9FJ_0WgrATK2OEbErvFoH5BLkie8&e=>