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Research Guides

Audio Preservation: Collection Management

This site suggests resources for research and practice in audio preservation and restoration.

Top Resources

Collection Assessment & Description

Preservation & Reformatting Best Practices

In addition to the "Top Resources" found in the box on the left-hand side of this page, the following may be helpful in designing and implementing audio preservation, conservation, or restoration projects in accordance with best practices:

Restoration, Reformatting, & Technical Services

This list is for informational purposes only and does not reflect the endorsement of products or services by the University of Washington Libraries. For information about copyright, see the "Copyright" box on the right-hand side of this page.

The Association for Recorded Sound Collections (ARSC) maintains an Audio Preservation and Restoration Directory, which is a good place to start your search for restoration, reformatting, or technical service providers.

Here are some additional resources:

Local Services (Seattle, WA)

National Services

International Services

Vendors of Conservation & Preservation Products