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We would like to remind those of you who are not members to please consider
joining ARSC.

ARSC 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 -- anyone with an interest in recorded

As a member, you will receive:

-- The peer-reviewed ARSC Journal: published twice each year, containing a
wealth of in-depth articles, papers, reports, and book and record reviews.

-- The ARSC Newsletter: published three times per year, delivering timely
announcements, short articles, and a calendar of coming events (submitted by
the membership).

-- The ARSC Membership Directory: compiled every two years, providing
contact information for members and listing their collecting interests and
research activities.

-- Discounted registration for the annual ARSC conference.

A one-year membership is just $36 for individuals, $40 for institutions.
First-time members save $3. Any amount donated beyond the Individual or
Institutional dues levels may be tax deductible.

If you are a full-time student, don't forget ARSC's very favorable,
discounted membership of $20 per year. Enjoy all benefits and privileges at
nearly half off the regular Individual Membership Rate. (Sorry, no
additional $3 discount on new student memberships.)

To join, please visit or contact Peter Shambarger,
ARSC Executive Director, at [log in to unmask]

Anna-Maria Manuel
ARSC Outreach Committee Chair