I’m delighted to announce that we have now passed the half million barrier. We have 500,000 sounds aggregated by the Europeana Sounds project. That’s just under 400,000 metadata records (some of which link to more than one sound). […]
The International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives (IASA) 2015 annual conference will be hosted 27 September through 1 October at the Bibliothèque nationale de France in Paris, France.
Richard Ranft will present "Enhancing the discovery of Europe’s sound archives" on 29 September. Tom Miles will facilitate the workshop "Preparing metadata for Europeana to improve discoverability of audio archives" on 1 October.
In the early 1970s Danielle Musset, ethnologist, recorded a series of field recordings at the north end of Transylvania, in the village of Moiseni, in Oas country (or Oach). […]
The British and Irish Sound Archives 2015 gathering will be hosted by BBC Archives. Richard Ranft will present the Europeana Sounds project on Friday 5th June at 2.30pm.
The Europeana Sounds project will be presented during a workshop at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, by Mairead Dhòmhnallach from Tobar an Dualchais. This workshop will navigate around the several thousand of hours of amazing Gaelic and Scots recordings from the 1930s onwards from the archives of the School of Scottish Studies (University of Edinburgh), [...]
Established in 1958, the Archive of Recorded Sound at Stanford University has since become one of the largest sound archives in the United States, with a collection of over 400,000 recordings. […]