An excellent place to start when looking for articles about audio research and preservation is the the Association for Recorded Sound Collections (ARSC) Journal. This semi-annual, peer reviewed publication serves to document the history of sound recording and includes original articles on many aspects of research and preservation, including: biography, cataloging, copyright law,current research, discography, technical aspects of sound restoration, etc. ARSC also publishes a newsletter.
The following research databases are additional places to find articles about audio research and preservation:
These general resources offer starting points for audio preservation research. Explore the curated resource lists organized by topic on this guide for many more.