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Unlocking our Sound Heritage

19 June 2019 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Moving Image Archive - Kelvin Hall, 1445 Argyle Street, Glasgow, G3 8AW

Date: 19th June 2019
Time: 18.30 – 20:30
Venue: Moving Image Archive – Kelvin Hall, 1445 Argyle Street, Glasgow, G3 8AW

The Unlocking Our Sound Heritage project is a collaborative project funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund, led by the British Library with 10 hub partners across the UK. The National Library of Scotland is the Scottish partner for the project. Over 3 years the project will digitise, catalogue and assess rights for at least 5,000 at-risk sound recordings from 17 organisations across Scotland and run a programme of engagement and learning activities for new audiences.

The evening will consist of a short talk on various aspects of the project including some of the technical challenges, the formats encountered, the aims and goals of the project and it’s outreach activities, and, will incorporate information about sound archives at the NLS, archives in general and the need for preservation.

Access information:

Access the Moving Image Archive via the main entrance to Kelvin Hall on Bunhouse Lane. Bypass Glasgow Life reception and walk to the end of (a very long) corridor, the NLS is at the end. Project staff will be waiting on your members arrival. Car parking is available on Bunhouse Lane, there is a charge for parking. The nearest subway station is Kelvin Hall, the nearest low level train station is Partick and there is a bus stop just before & after the Kelvin Hall.

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