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Right! None of them are vinyl. Young people think that if it is flat and has grooves, it is vinyl. NOT so! Is a truck, a car? Is TV, radio? Stupid writers are not really journalists…
<https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/boston-public-library-vinyl-digitization>

Hah! Woiuld be quite a project, though, and BPL is to be congratulated for keeping them.
<L>
Lou Judson
Intuitive Audio
415-883-2689

On Oct 29, 2017, at 8:55 AM, Rick Prelinger <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Article is a bit sloppy. They are focusing on 78s and cylinders.
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> Rick
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> 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:
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> 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?
> Karl
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>    On Sunday, October 29, 2017 9:31 AM, CJB <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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> Wont most of the recordings be subject to performing rights /
> copyright issues before being released into the public domain? CJB
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> 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.
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>> 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:
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>> 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.
>>> https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/boston-public-
>>> library-vinyl-digitization
>>> 
>>> -dka
>>> —
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