UNESCO World Day for Audiovisual Heritage

Just a friendly reminder that October 27, 2011 is UNESCO's 5th Annual World Day for Audiovisual Heritage! This years theme is "Audiovisual Heritage: See, Hear and Learn". If you are planning an event - even minor - please send the information and links (if relevant) to me at All events received before October 17, 2011 shall be listed on the IASA website.

Feel free to send me an update and/or pictures of your event anytime after October 27th.

Online access to Danish radio and television programmes

2011 has been an efficient year for the State and University Library in Denmark. One of the main goals for the library in 2011 has been to modernize students’ and researchers’ access to one of the most requested Danish audio visual collections: The collection of Danish radio and television spanning the years 2006-2011 with more than 500.000 hours of radio and television programmes.
More than 500.000 hours of radio and television

ARSC Awards for Excellence in Historical Recorded Sound Research

The Outreach Committee of the Association for Recorded Sound Collections (ARSC) posts the following message.


You are invited to propose candidates for the 2012 ARSC Awards for Excellence in Historical Recorded Sound Research. Nominations may be made by anyone, ARSC member or not. The deadline for nominations is December 31, 2011.

EUscreen's television archives join Linked Open Data movement

The EUscreen project has recently expanded its aim to provide unified access to European television history by implementing the Linked Open Data principles and by signing the new Europeana Data Exchange Agreement.

We would like to welcome you to download the paper Publishing Europe’s Television Heritage on the Web and to contribute your comments and feedback on the EUscreen blog.
Information about EUscreen’s Linked Open Data Pilot can be found at

1. EUscreen opens up to Linked Open Data


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