The Brooklyn Historical Society’s oral historian discusses the museum’s new online platform for audio.
Europeana Radio is a new platform to access thousands of historic tracks from audio collections in European libraries, universities, and other institutions.
The Maryland Institute College of Art’s Decker Library is digitizing rare audio from their cultural lecture archives, and offering them to stream on the Internet Archive.
Up on the second floor of the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, you might hear the rising notes of opera faintly ringing from a card catalogue, or see people wearing headphones at the ends of the sheet music aisles.
From cakewalks to carols, historic sounds of all kinds are preserved at the University of California, Santa Barbara’s Cylinder Audio Archive.
Digital archives are essential for sharing information and encouraging its preservation, especially for sound.