It's All in the Archives: Describing and Discovering Archival Material
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The vast quantity and diversity of material in most archives can make describing and cataloging collections a challenge. The profession has developed a number of best practices, standards, and workflows commonly used across archival institutions to manage these unique and rare collections. This presentation discusses the variety of tools and techniques archives use to make information about their collections available to the public with an emphasis of application of these techniques to audio collections.
Presentation given at the Association of Recorded Sound in Kansas City, MO, May 15, 2013 as part of a pre-conference workshop on discovery access methods for sound recording collections.
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