Article is a bit sloppy. They are focusing on 78s and cylinders.


Rick Prelinger
Prelinger Library & Archives, San Francisco
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Professor, Film & Digital Media
UC Santa Cruz
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On Oct 29, 2017 08:17, "Karl Miller" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

Is it just me, but does it seem like a waste of money digitizing a bunch of
vinyl, especially when there are so many recordings out there on chemically
unstable media?

    On Sunday, October 29, 2017 9:31 AM, CJB <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

 Wont most of the recordings be subject to performing rights /
copyright issues before being released into the public domain? CJB

On 29/10/2017, Eric Cartier <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> That's a big collection! Best wishes to all working on this project to
> preserve and (re)present these recordings.
> Eric Cartier
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: "Arctur, David K" <[log in to unmask]>
> Date: Oct 27, 2017 11:47 AM
> Subject: [the-insider] Atlas Obscura: Digitizing the Boston Public
> Library’s Forgotten Record Collection
> To: "iSchool Insider" <[log in to unmask]>
> Cc:
> What a find!
>> It will take years, but all 200,000 pieces of vinyl discovered in a
>> basement will one day be available to the public.
>> library-vinyl-digitization
>> -dka
>> —