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


The 49th annual ARSC Conference will be held May 27-30, 2015 at the Westin
Convention Center Hotel, in downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The
conference is hosted by the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh.

Our room block at the Westin Convention Center Hotel is sold out, though
there may be single rooms available for non-peak nights. We have arranged
for overflow rooms at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Suites Pittsburgh
Downtown, located at One Bigelow Square, an eight-minute walk from the
Westin. In order to get the special group rate, make your reservation by May

For more information about the DoubleTree:

If you experience any difficulties making reservations, contact Brenda
Nelson-Strauss, ARSC Conference Manager:
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May 6 is the deadline for discounted rates for conference registration and
the two pre-conference workshops, "From Idea to Deliverable: Planning and
Executing Your Grant-Funded Project" and "All Hands on Deck! Audiotape
Playback Workshop." To qualify for the discounted prices, your registration
must be postmarked or submitted online by May 6. After that date,
registration fees increase.

For online registration:

To register for the Webcast of "From Idea to Deliverable: Planning and
Executing Your Grant-Funded Project":

Be sure to check out the recently added conference abstracts and the updated
preliminary schedule:

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.