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Unlocking Audio 2: Connecting with Listeners

The British Library Conference Centre, London NW1
16 March 2009 00:00 - 17 March 2009 00:00

The British Library Sound Archive will be holding its second conference, "Unlocking Audio 2: Connecting with Listeners" This conference will also mark the end of the Archival Sound Recordings digitisation project ( although the service will continue to run until 2016.  The conference is supported by the Joint Information Systems Committee.

This is a key event exploring the use of sounds online.  The conference will focus on ways that researchers and other audiences expect to discover, browse, audition and analyse archival audio resources.

Reviewing existing and emerging practices and technologies, the conference will be of interest to:

  • content owners
  • academics
  • service providers
  • user groups
  • resource managers
  • system integrators
  • designers and implementers of data mining, search & content analysis tools

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

Conference dates                     16-17 March 2009

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Contact Name:
Alison Faraday
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