University of Texas at Austin
An introduction to the preservation of audio through:
- A chronological examination of the development and history of recording
- A study of issues in the care and preservation of recordings
- The economics of in-house vs. “outsourced” audio reformatting
- “Hands-on” projects to create digital surrogates
Sterne, Jonathan. 2003. The Audible Past: Cultural origins of sound reproduction.
Morton, David. 2004. Sound recording: The life story of a technology.