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Unlocking Audio 2: Connecting With Listeners

On 16-17 March 2009, The British Library will be hosting the conference Unlocking Audio 2: Connecting With Listeners.

Archival Sound Recording

The conference is a key event exploring the use of sound recordings online, focussing on ways that researchers and other audiences expect to discover, browse, audition and analyse archival audio resources. It will be of interest to content owners, academics & students, service providers, user groups, resource managers, system integrators, and designers and implementers of search & content analysis tools.

Keynotes speakers include Charles Leadbeater, a leading authority on innovation and creativity in organisations, and Andy Powell, Head of Development at the Eduserv Foundation.

Unlocking Audio 2 is supported by JISC and will also celebrate the successful end of the 2nd Archival Sound Recordings project, funded as part of the JISC Digitisation programme.

Important dates

Deadline for abstracts: 12:00 hours GMT on 12 December 2008
Deadline for early registration: 12:00 hours GMT on 19 December 2008
Deadline for late registration: 12:00 hours GMT on 16 February 2009

For more information, see the conference web site.

By Paola Marchionni

I work as Digitisation Programme Manager at JISC and am responsible, together with my colleague Alastair Dunning, for the successful delivery of a portfolio of projects that have been funded under the JISC Phase 2 Digitisation programme spanning 2007-2009. In addition, I lead on programme evaluation and programme support activities such as workshops and events, and work closely with the Communications and Marketing team.

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