Overview of content related to 'digitisation' http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/taxonomy/term/125/all?article-type=&term=&organisation=&project=&author=kevin%20bradley&issue= RSS feed with Ariadne content related to specified tag en Preserving Oral History Recordings http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue8/oral-history <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue8/oral-history#author1">Colin Webb</a> and <a href="/issue8/oral-history#author2">Kevin Bradley</a> look at some of the practical realities, and implications, of introducing digital technology into the sound preservation functions of the National Library of Australia.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Like many national, regional and research libraries, the National Library of Australia (NLA) is actively facing a wide range of challenges associated with using digital technology to improve access to its collections. In at least one area this is not discretionary: the Oral History collections are intrinsically affected by technological change and without moving to digital, access to the collections will be lost as analogue audio technology loses market support. The NLA is implementing a strategy to bridge the difficult transition between fully analogue and fully digital environments.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue8/oral-history" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue8 project update colin webb kevin bradley bbc british library library of congress national library of australia accessibility archives cataloguing collection development copyright data digital audio digital media digitisation metadata multimedia national library preservation research software standards Wed, 19 Mar 1997 00:00:00 +0000 editor 282 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk