Audio Recordings

Care and Handling of Audio and Video Recordings

In this presentation, Rebecca Elder, Principal of Rebecca Elder Cultural Heritage Preservation identifies the components of magnetic media, discusses how they deteriorate, and shares the best ways to slow this deterioration, both through environmental control and appropriate care and handling. This session was part of the ATALM annual conference held in Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico, on October 10-13, 2017.

Audacity Diagram

This document helpful diagram of the menus and functions of Audacity. This document is part of Module 2: Check It of the Digital Stewardship Curriculum.

Audio Cassette Digitization Workflow

This document is sample workflow for digitizing audio cassettes at the CDSC, simplified steps for pre-digitization, digitization, quality control and collecting metadata. This workflow can be adapted to help you create an audio digitization workflow for your own institution. This document is part of Module 2: Check It of the Digital Stewardship Curriculum.

Audacity Editing Instructions

This document contains some simple instructions for digitizing, importing audio files, and editing audio in Audacity. This information is a start to learning the Audacity software and steps for editing sound recordings. This document is part of Module 2: Check It of the Digital Stewardship Curriculum.

Audio File Type Guide

This document is a brief summary of a few common audio file formats. This information will help you begin to understand the differences in audio compression and file format between different kinds of audio files. This document is part of Module 2: Check It of the Digital Stewardship Curriculum.

Basic Oral History Equipment List

This document is a list of equipment recommended for basic oral history recording. This information will help in researching equipment for your projects. The Center for Digital Scholarship and Curation does not endorse specific brands, but these examples will be a starting point for further research. This document is part of Module 1: Get It of the Digital Stewardship Curriculum.

Audio/Video Alternate Digitization Equipment List

This document is a further list of equipment recommended for audio and video digitization. This information will help in researching equipment for your projects. The Center for Digital Scholarship and Curation does not endorse specific brands, but these examples will be a starting point for further research. This document is part of Module 1: Get It of the Digital Stewardship Curriculum.

Audio Recording Slides

These slides are an introduction to recording audio in your institution. This information is helpful for developing an understanding of equipment needs and project planning for audio recording projects. These slides are part of Module 1: Get It of the Digital Stewardship Curriculum.

Audio Digitization Equipment List

This document is a list of equipment recommended for audio digitization (magnetic audio cassettes). This information will help in researching equipment for your projects. The Center for Digital Scholarship and Curation does not endorse specific brands, but these examples will be a starting point for further research. This document is part of Module 1: Get It of the Digital Stewardship Curriculum.

Audio Digitization Slides

These slides are an introduction to audio digitization equipment and workflow steps. This information is helpful if you are at the start of working with audio. These slides are part of Module 1: Get It of the Digital Stewardship Curriculum.