The State of Recorded Sound Preservation in the United States: A National Legacy at Risk in the Digital Age

The Library of Congress National Recording Preservation Board released The State of Recorded Sound Preservation in the United States: A National Legacy at Risk in the Digital Age. www.clir.org/pubs/abstract/pub148abst.html. Excellent work by Sam Brylawski and Rob Bamberger, now being picked up by AP, which notes "New digital recordings of events in U.S. history and early radio shows are at risk of being lost much faster than older ones on tape and many are already gone, according to a study on sound released Wednesday." AP also notes that the study finds "14 percent of commercially released recordings are available from rights holders."

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